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WINK News: Clean water advocates work to get Caloosahatchee amendment on 2020 ballot
Lee County, Florida, residents advance a bill of rights for the Caloosahatchee River, joining five other Florida counties advancing similar measures.
Truthout: Legislators’ Secretive Maneuvers Undermine Rights of Nature in Ohio
The unsurprising truth behind legislation adopted by the Ohio Assembly in an effort to undermine the Rights of Nature movement.
Farm and Dairy: Emails show LEBOR was target of last-minute change in law
Corporate control runs deep in the Ohio legislature as the big business writes language to stop Rights of Nature enforcement.
My Plainview: How giving legal rights to nature could help reduce toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie
An analysis of Rights of Nature laws as a path forward to protecting ecosystems in the face of continuing environmental harms.
The Toledo Blade: Back off ballot-measure limits
The Editorial Board of the Toledo Blade speaks out against the legislature’s proposed bill making it more difficult for citizens to place initiatives on the ballot.
Thom Hartmann Book Club: How Wealth Rules the World
Thom Hartmann Book Club covers CELDF’s Ben G. Price’s book, How Wealth Rules the World. Check out this interview!
Concord Monitor: My Turn: The rights of nature
This New Hampshire resident urges continued recognition of nature’s rights to end the insane ravaging of Earth’s ecosystem.
WORT Community Radio: How to arm nature against corporate profiteers
Bestselling author Jim Hightower on Rights of Nature – its rights are our rights, and it’s time to act.
Herald-Tribune: Legal system isn’t set up to protect environment
It’s time to change our law so that we can protect ecosystems over commerce. CELDF is helping communities advance that paradigm shift across the U.S., including Florida.
The Press: Emails show: Chamber of Commerce pushed to undercut Lake Erie Bill of Rights
Industry worked with Ohio legislators to insert language in the Ohio budget bill, attempting to make it illegal to enforce laws that recognize Rights of Nature.