New York

Sep 9, 2018

WGRZ.com: Nature’s Law: The Rights of Nature to Exist

WGRZ.com: Nature’s Law: The Rights of Nature to Exist

CELDF is working with communities across the U.S. and around the world to advance the Rights of Nature – and the movement is growing.

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Jul 1, 2014

CELDF Statement on New York Fracking Decision

CELDF Statement on New York Fracking Decision

We congratulate the victory in the New York Court of Appeals for banning fracking. We also recognize the Court, rather than affirming communities’ right to local self-governance, instead affirmed the state legislature may at any time remove those bans. Read more here.

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Jan 21, 2013

Dr. Stephen Cleghorn signed the 1st Rights of Nature based legal easement on his 52 acre organic farm in late 2012. Click here to view a stirring speech he gave in 2011, passionately taking a stand to stop fracking and protect the land.

Dr. Stephen Cleghorn signed the 1st Rights of Nature based legal easement on his 52 acre organic farm in late 2012. Click here to view a stirring speech he gave in 2011, passionately taking a stand to stop fracking and protect the land.

Presentation by Dr. Stephen Cleghorn, a sociologist and an organic farmer from Jefferson County, PA, and was recorded at the Epic No Frack Event at Ithaca College.

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Jan 21, 2013

Stephen Cleghorn on Fracking the Farmland: The Resistance Begins With One Man

Stephen Cleghorn on Fracking the Farmland: The Resistance Begins With One Man

This is a really energetic presentation by Dr. Stephen Cleghorn, a sociologist and an organic farmer from Jefferson County, PA, and was recorded at the Epic No Frack Event at Ithaca College, Saturday, June 25, 2011.

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Feb 9, 2011

Buffalo NY Bans Fracking

Buffalo NY Bans Fracking

On February 9th, 2011 Buffalo, NY became the first municipality in New York State to ban hydraulic fracking.

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