News from the CELDF headquarters, press releases, and blogs.
Press Releases & Blogs Recent Posts
Blog: We Stand With the Youth Climate Strike
CELDF stands with Youth Climate Strike as they demand systemic change, including legal Rights of Nature.
Press Release: Florida: Flurry of Rights of River Ballot Initiatives Proposed to Save Drinking Water, Ecosystems
Florida residents advance nearly a half dozen Rights of Nature laws to protect numerous river ecosystems across the state.
Blog: It’s Time: Rights of Nature in the UK.
As we begin a sixth mass extinction, we must act now to change our trajectory. In this guest blog, Susan Shaw urges the UK to embrace Rights of Nature to propel us forward.
Media Release: EXPOSED: Chamber of Commerce Wrote Ohio Law Banning Rights of Nature Enforcement
Investigation by Ohio citizens finds the Ohio Chamber of Commerce drafted Ohio legislation language to stop Rights of Nature enforcement.
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.
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.
Blog: Brazil Superior Court calls for paradigm shift to recognize the intrinsic value and rights of nature
Brazil Superior Court is next to advance Rights of Nature, calling for a biocentric legal approach that moves away from human domination.
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.
Press Release: Ballot Access Stymied in Ohio and Washington
The corporate state attempts to strip democratic rights in Ohio and Washington state. CELDF supports communities as together they fight back.
Lake Erie Advocates’ Media Statement: Ohio Legislature Attacks Rights of Nature, Protects Polluters in Budget Bill
Community groups release joint statement revealing not only the Ohio legislature’s efforts to stop Rights of Nature, but also expanding protections of industrial agricultural operations.