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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.
NPR: Should Rivers Have Same Legal Rights As Humans? A Growing Number Of Voices Say Yes
NPR covers this story on the growing Rights of Nature movement across the U.S. and around the world. “‘[W]e have to change our environmental protection in this country and across the world, because obviously what we’re doing isn’t working.'”
Reuters: That river has rights: new strategy to protect planet
Recognizing legal rights of ecosystems is a growing movement gaining momentum around the world.
CELDF on the Daily Show: The Fight to Turn Lake Erie into a Person
The Daily Show’s Michael Kosta covers Toledo residents’ work to protect Lake Erie by recognizing the Lake’s rights…and he takes the Lake’s…hand in marriage?!
Mother Jones: A New Wave of Environmentalists Want to Give Nature Legal Rights
Toledo Residents’ Media Release: Citizens Recognize the Lake Erie Bill of Rights as the Will of the People
As the state of Ohio attempts to undermine the will of Toledo community members, residents file a pro se complaint to uphold the Lake Erie Bill of Rights.
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.
Media Statement: Ohio Group Submits Signatures to Recognize Rights for Michindoh Aquifer
Community Rights and Rights of Nature continue to grow in Ohio as Williams County residents submit their citizen initiative to protect themselves from corporate water withdrawals.
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.