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Mother Jones: A New Wave of Environmentalists Want to Give Nature Legal Rights
Common Dreams: The Meek Be Damned on Global Warming
A call to action by CELDF’s Thomas Linzey – the time to act is now, advancing community democracy in the name of sustainability, and the rights of nature.
The Blade: Activists seeking court order to protect Lake Erie Bill of Rights
Toledoans file lawsuit to affirm their Lake Erie Bill of Rights and as part of the growing movement for Rights of Nature.
DGR News Service: Questioning Unquestioned Beliefs: What The Lake Erie Bill Of Rights Teaches Us
Attorneys Will Falk and Sean Butler’s insightful piece on the Lake Erie Bill of Rights as Rights of Nature comes up against a legal system protecting property at the cost of ecosystems.
Blanca Livier Blog: Colima makes history: They recognize the Rights of Nature in the Constitution
The State of Colima in Mexico recognizes the Rights of Nature in its constitution.
Ecologist: Ohio state government attacks Rights of Nature
CELDF’s community organizer Tish O’Dell on what it takes to protect Lake Erie and Rights of Nature as the state of Ohio attacks both.
E&E News: Ohio pushes court to sink legal rights for Lake Erie
As Ohioans make strides to advance Rights of Nature, the people’s own state government fights to stop them.
The Indiana Gazette: Grant Township took proper stance
Grant Township, PA, resident speaks out on criticism aimed at Township’s efforts to protect the community from a toxic fracking wastewater injection well.
Nightingale Initiative for Global Health: Protecting Mother Nature
A Toledo woman’s journey to discover and join the Rights of Nature movement, protecting her daughter, community, and the rights of Lake Erie.
Common Dreams, Inc. : How to Arm Nature Against Corporate Profiteers
Jim Hightower, national radio commentator, author, and public speaker, points to the Rights of Nature movement as a grassroots effort to protect the biosphere and challenge corporate rule.