Webinar – August 30th, 2018 – Natalia Greene and the Rights of Nature in Plurinational Ecuador

Webinar – August 30th, 2018 – Natalia Greene and the Rights of Nature in Plurinational Ecuador

We are excited to keep promoting our webinar series “Giving Nature a Voice”, this time with our Executive Committee member, Natalia Greene, giving us an interesting talk about Rights of Nature in plurinational Ecuador: The diversity of the national movement and Rights of Nature as a powerful tool for defending Pachamama. Set aside August 30thContinue Reading Webinar – August 30th, 2018 – Natalia Greene and the Rights of Nature in Plurinational Ecuador

“GIVING NATURE A VOICE” – The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature’s first ever Webinar Series!

“GIVING NATURE A VOICE” – The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature’s first ever Webinar Series!

We are very excited to share with you that our first ever Webinar Series has been launched! The first Webinar that took place, was on May 31st in a partnership with WECAN and Movement Rights, “Rights of Nature: Protecting and Defending the Places We Live’ – part of this year’s series of free, online WECAN EducationContinue Reading “GIVING NATURE A VOICE” – The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature’s first ever Webinar Series!

NEW REPORT: Will NAFTA 2.0 Be For People Or Polluters?

NEW REPORT: Will NAFTA 2.0 Be For People Or Polluters?

“Today, the Sierra Club, the Council of Canadians, and Greenpeace Mexico released a new report, NAFTA 2.0: For People Or Polluters? In the trinational report, leading economists from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico present original research on the North American Free Trade Agreement’s (NAFTA) obstacles to climate progress and quantify the climate pollution locked inContinue Reading NEW REPORT: Will NAFTA 2.0 Be For People Or Polluters?

GARN Statement on the opinion emitted by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

GARN Statement on the opinion emitted by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

GARN recognizes the merits and efforts made towards this hopeful step. It is a significant milestone for the Rights of Nature! The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has issued an opinion on the Environment and Human Rights in the context of the State’s obligations, in relation to the environment, considering the protection and guarantee ofContinue Reading GARN Statement on the opinion emitted by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Save the date! – September 27th and 28th Quito, Ecuador

Save the date! – September 27th and 28th   Quito, Ecuador

September 2018 will mark the 10th anniversary of Ecuador’s bold step to adopt Rights of Nature into its National Constitution. This represents an important milestone both for Ecuador and the larger global Rights of Nature movement. On September 27th-28th, 2018, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature (GARN) with support of the Harmony withContinue Reading Save the date! – September 27th and 28th Quito, Ecuador

Ponca Nation of Oklahoma to Recognize the Rights of Nature to Ban Fracking

Ponca Nation of Oklahoma to Recognize the Rights of Nature to Ban Fracking

Ponca Nation of Oklahoma to Recognize the Rights of Nature to Ban Fracking     San Francisco, CA – After suffering for years with poisoned water and serious health issues due to fracking and injection wells on and near their reservation the governing body of the Ponca Nation of Oklahoma voted to pass a statuteContinue Reading Ponca Nation of Oklahoma to Recognize the Rights of Nature to Ban Fracking

Alberto Acosta honored with Hans Carl von Carlowitz Award

Alberto Acosta honored with Hans Carl von Carlowitz Award

El Comercio newspaper, Quito November 23, 2017 Read original El Comercio article in Spanish: http://www.elcomercio.com/-premio-albertoacosta-opinion NOTE: The Prize was also received by one of the greatest climate change experts, Professor Joachim Schllenhuber, director of the Climate Research Institute in Potsdam Alberto Acosta, former Minister, President of the Constituent Assembly and outstanding social and political theorist,Continue Reading Alberto Acosta honored with Hans Carl von Carlowitz Award

The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World

The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World

Air Date: Week of November 17, 2017 Environmental lawyers are claiming in court that land, rivers, and other natural features should own themselves rather than being considered property, much like the law already treats corporations as ‘persons.’ The case for treating elements of nature as legal ‘persons’ is outlined in the book, Rights of Nature:Continue Reading The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution That Could Save the World