Tag Archives: rights of nature

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals

US second in climate change causing emissions.  “In April, an agriculture ministry report said 63,700 animals died in 2018 because of deteriorating grazing conditions brought on by dry weather. Namibia’s cabinet announced this week that the government would sell about…

 

Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

“We have seen this beautiful piece of the planet called Sonoma County be governed by forces and economic theories that extract resources from the earth while extracting labor and livelihood from the people who create its beauty. We have seen…

 

Rights of Lake Erie Recognized in Historic Vote

Rights of Lake Erie Recognized in Historic Vote Feb 27, 2019 Toledo, Ohio, voters make history, adopting a charter amendment that recognizes the rights of Lake Erie! This is the first rights-based law in the United States that specifically acknowledges…

 

Current bilingual Opening at Sonoma Ecology Center

Current bilingual Opening at Sonoma Ecology Center This is a great opportunity at the Sonoma Ecology Center. There are a few grants that will support outreach to disadvantaged communities in Sonoma Valley about challenges to the local watershed and community…

 

Thank you Congressman Jared Huffman

And thanks to those of you who raised your voices, concerned about the loss of research materials.  Our own Congressman Huffman worked on this and we are very grateful.  It’s hard to know if anyone would have paid attention if…

 

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…