2021 archive

Blue Mountains City Council becomes First Council in Australia to Adopt Rights of Nature as a Foundational Principle

Hanging Rock Lookout in the Blue Mountains

Media Release - Australian Earth Laws Alliance
28 April 2021

The Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC) has become the first Local Council – and in fact the first Government entity – in Australia, to embed ‘Rights of Nature’ as a …

What is the Declaration on the Rights of the Moon?

ABC Radio National / By Jackie Dent for Late Night Live

As a new space race kicks off, more countries and businesses are heading to the Moon and beyond.

A small group of space-thinkers and lawyers have raised concerns about …