Australia

Nov 25, 2019

Media Release: First Rights of Nature legislation introduced in Australia

Media Release: First Rights of Nature legislation introduced in Australia

The first Rights of Nature legislation is introduced in Australia, into the Western Australia Parliament. CELDF’s International Center for the Rights of Nature assisted in drafting the law.

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Aug 3, 2019

NPR: Should Rivers Have Same Legal Rights As Humans? A Growing Number Of Voices Say Yes

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.'”

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Dec 26, 2018

Climate Liability News: As Climate Lawsuits Grow Worldwide, Legal Strategies Evolve Too

Climate Liability News: As Climate Lawsuits Grow Worldwide, Legal Strategies Evolve Too

Litigation based on the Rights of Nature is part of a growing movement to stop climate devastation.

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Aug 27, 2018

ABC Drive (North Queensland): Interview on the rights of the Great Barrier Reef

ABC Drive (North Queensland): Interview on the rights of the Great Barrier Reef

Listen to Dr. Michelle Maloney, founder of the Australian Centre for the Rights of Nature, on laws recognizing rights of the Great Barrier Reef to exist and flourish.

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Aug 16, 2018

Press Release: Rights of the Great Barrier Reef, Campaign Launch

Press Release: Rights of the Great Barrier Reef, Campaign Launch

Human activity is devastating the Great Barrier Reef. The Australia Earth Laws Alliance works with CELDF to secure rights for the Reef, protecting it from climate change, pollution, and other threats.

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