Tag Archives: rights of nature

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)…

 

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…

 

the New Hampshire Community Rights Amendment, CACR19

SCOTUS: If money is free speech, then lack of money is lack of free speech! Officials opposed claim citizens can ask their representatives to do the work….well that’ll never happen after Citizens United….money talks now and corporations have plenty.  “Representative…

 

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…