April 2018 archive

Contaminated Life: The True Cost and Human Rights Impacts of Unconventional Gas Mining in Australia

Dr Michelle Maloney, AELA’s National Convenor, was invited to write an opinion piece about whether fracking and coal seam gas violates human rights - read her moving piece linked below:



Nature’s Rights Considered at Human Rights Tribunal

The Australian Earth Laws Alliance and the Earth Law Alliance are pleased to have prepared the first ever submission about the Rights of Nature, to the International Permanent Peoples Tribunal. The PPT on Fracking is being heard in May, and

It’s only natural: the push to give rivers, mountains and forests legal rights

The Australian Earth Laws Alliance's National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, is interviewed in this excellent piece on the rights of nature movement in Australia.

Article by Jane Gleeson-White

The emerging international rights-of-nature movement aims to address the way western legal