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Press Release: Democracy Challenged in Williams County, Petitioners Appeal to Ohio Supreme Court Again
Williams County, Ohio, residents partner with CELDF to fight for their right to vote in the Ohio Supreme Court.
The Bryan Times Letter to the Editor
A Williams County, Ohio, resident speaks out on protecting the rights of communities and nature through a county charter and voting.
The Bryan Times Letter to the Editor: Protecting Our Water
Corporate interests intent on selling Williams County, Ohio, water for profit is the issue, points out this resident.
Mongabay: Philippine bill seeks to grant nature the same legal rights as humans
CELDF is partnering with a coalition of Philippine activists, attorneys, and organizations to advance Rights of Nature protections in law.
TSW Media Release: Activists Defend Lawsuit Enforcing Lake Erie Bill of Rights, Rights of Toledoans
Toledo residents file pro se lawsuit defending the people’s Lake Erie Bill of Rights.
Vox: This country gave all its rivers their own legal rights
Rights of Nature is gaining traction in the U.S. and around the world – the beginning of a paradigm shift. Here’s what it looks like on the ground.
Labor Day Retreat & Skill Share Weekend
CELDF presents at this skills-based retreat weekend on Community Rights, Rights of Nature, and the Lake Erie Bill of Rights. Join us!
Florida Politics: Can rivers have rights? Orange County, others, mulling the question
The Rights of Nature is taking root in Florida, as counties begin working with CELDF to protect water ecosystems from relentless corporate harms.
In These Times: Toledo Passed a “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” To Protect Its Water. The State Is Trying to Stop It.
A local effort to protect environmental rights—of both people and nature—faces pushback from the state and industry. That’s not stopping them.
Media Statement: Lake Erie Bill of Rights Court Case Heats Up as Algae Bloom Grows
The City of Toledo takes a stand in court to defend the Lake Erie Bill of Rights.