Rights of Nature Panel Dialogue – San Francisco

In a rich and insightful dialogue, Cormac Cullinan, Natalia Greene, and Thomas Linzey discuss what is Rights of Nature, why Rights of Nature is an idea whose time has come, and what is happening in Ecuador and the United States that has led to the enactment of Rights of Nature and a growing momentum.  The panel is moderated by Bill Twist.

Rights of Nature Panel 4/26/2011 from The Pachamama Alliance on Vimeo.

The panel includes:

  • Moderator: Bill Twist – Co-Founder and CEO, The Pachamama Alliance
  • Cormac Cullinan, LLB, LLM – Director, Cullinan and Associates, Inc. and EnAct International
  • Natalia Greene – Political Program Coordinator, Fundación Pachamama
  • Thomas Linzey, Esq – Executive Director, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

The Rights of Nature Panel Dialogue was hosted by The Pachamama Alliance in San Francisco, April 26, 2011.

Books mentioned:
Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice by Cormac Cullinan. Available on

The Rights of Nature, The Case for a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth. Co-produced by Global Exchange, the Council of Canadians, The Pachamama Alliance, and Fundación Pachamama. To order contact Kylie@Global

Organizations mentioned:
Global Exchange:
The Council of Canadians:
The Pachamama Alliance:
Fundación Pachamama:
Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature

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