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Press Release: CELDF Co-Founder Named Among Top 400 Environmentalists of Last 250 Years
CELDF’s Executive Director Thomas Linzey is profiled as one of the nation’s leading environmentalists in a newly published book, American Environmental Leaders.
Press Release: Ohio Attorney & Community Rights Advocate Receives the 2018 Johnsrud Unsung Heroes Award
Environmental and social justice attorney Terry Lodge receives the 2018 Johnsrud Unsung Heroes Award. Lodge partners with CELDF to advance and protect Community Rights for communities across Ohio.
CELDF at the May 2018 Permanent People’s Tribunal
On May 16, 2018, CELDF’s Mari Margil, Associate Director and leader of our International Center for the Rights of Nature, presented at the PPT on fracking as a violation of the Rights of Nature and the human right to a healthy environment.
5280 Denver’s Mile High Magazine: Colorado Sits at the Center of the Rights of Nature Debate
Rights of Nature builds momentum in Colorado – from efforts to advance rights for the Colorado River, to rights for Boulder County’s forests and grasslands.
2018 Historic Vote in New Hampshire
Press Release: Colombia Supreme Court Rules that Amazon Region is “Subject of Rights”
In the growing recognition of ecosystem rights around the world, today the Colombia Supreme Court of Justice ruled that the Amazon region in Colombia possesses rights.
The Amazon Conservation Team: Breaking News: The Colombian Amazon Has the Same Rights as a Person
“Colombia’s Supreme Court issued a historic ruling combating climate change in Latin America.”
Broadway World: Core Dance To Participate In National Water Dance
Integrating art with the environmental movement, the 2018 National Water Dance will take place across the U.S. on April 14th. Core Dance is partnering with CELDF and other organizations to build alliances and protect water.
Daily Camera: Lafayette may again consider legalizing anti-fracking civil disobedience
Community members in Lafayette, CO, rally behind an amendment to their Climate Bill of Rights that would legalize non-violent civil disobedience if necessary to stop fracking harms.
Press Release: Historic Vote on Community Rights State Constitutional Amendment in NH Legislature
The New Hampshire legislature takes an historic vote on the first Community Rights state constitutional amendment considered by a state legislature.