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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.
Salud America: Toledo Mom Fights for Clean Drinking Water for Her Own, All Children
The story of one Toledo mom and her taking action to protect her children, her community, and the Great Lake Erie through Community Rights and Rights of Nature.
ANI News: Ecuador native community defeats government in court, gets oil exploration banned
Oil corporations were forced to back off native lands in Ecuador. A court decision held that their actions were “inadequate and violated the ‘community’s right to self-determination.'”
National Geographic: A Voice for Nature
More than just recognizing legal rights, the growing Rights of Nature movement is a paradigm shift in the relationship between human beings and nature.
The Blade: Watch: Lake Erie activist addresses the United Nations
Community Rights leader Markie Miller, from Toledo, Ohio, speaks to the UN General Assembly. She was invited to talk about the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, an historic law adopted by Toledoans in February.
Earth Day Network: The Rights of Nature: Building a New People’s Movement for the Earth
The Rights of Nature movement is underway and growing – and there is no time to lose. Learn about this new legal paradigm and how it’s transforming our relationship with nature.
The Blade: United Nations invites Lake Erie activists to speak about bill of rights
Community members from Toledo, Ohio, are invited to the United Nations this month to speak about the Lake Erie Bill of Rights adopted by citizens in February.
Media Release: 2nd Right to a Healthy Climate Law Adopted in New Hampshire
Nottingham, New Hampshire, residents adopt the second right to healthy climate law in the state at Town Meeting.
Media Release: First Right to Climate Law Adopted in New Hampshire
Yesterday, Exeter, New Hampshire, residents adopted their Right to a Healthy Climate Ordinance at Town Meeting. This is the first right-based climate law in the state.