Tag Archives: CELDF

Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes

” “We the people are following laws written by corporations for their benefit. It’s greed,” says O’Dell. “They’re using our communities as resource colonies,” she added. https://www.alternet.org/local-peace-economy/can-community-rights-save-great-lakes Local Peace Economy Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes…

 

Press Democrat Opinion: Be a Climate “lobbyist’

Tom, it’s called the Community Bill of Rights/Rights of Nature and over 200 communities across our country have begun this movement with the help of CELDF. See: https://celdf.org for more information. Their mission: The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)…

 

CELDF: Pennsylvania Township Bans Corporate Industrial Farming

CELDF : Pennsylvania Township Bans Corporate Industrial Farming Community Enacts Law to Protect Family Farms and Its Environment Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chad Nicholson, PA Community Organizer 207-541-3649 chad@celdf.org TODD TOWNSHIP, HUNTINGDON COUNTY, PA:  Last…

 

EARTH DAY, it’s a movement!

Rights of Nature, nationwide movement.  FAQ’s from CELDF What do we mean when we say that nature has rights? Under the current system of law in almost every country, nature is considered to be property. Something that is considered property…

 

First Rights of Nature for Kauai

“…[H]uman populations are those that are interdependent on the natural world – not the other way around – and…they must assume the consequences of their actions and omissions in relation to nature. It’s about understanding this new socio-political reality with…