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Push to give our natural world the legal right to thrive

by Mornington Peninsula Magazine

When recently elected Deputy Mayor Debra Mar was a Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor, she noticed a rising anxiety in people as she listened to her community, particularly around the impact of development and fragmentation of native

This movement wants to make harming the planet an international crime

The Stop Ecocide campaign aims to criminalize destroying the environment – and save our collective home in the process.

Growing up, UK environmental activist Jojo Mehta always had a deep reverence for nature. It’s something her parents instilled in her …

News and Events Update – 21 October 2021

Read AELA's new-look News and Events Update here

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 …

Event [Oct 1 & 2, 2020]: Rights of Nature and the Human Right to a Healthy Environment in Dialogue

Global Forum

October 1 & 2, 2020

This two-day Global Forum will feature experts from around the world – including Ecuador, Colombia, Australia, New Zealand, India, the United States, and from tribal nations – discussing the interplay between the rights …

Reimagining an Earth Centered Economy with Michelle Maloney

Have a listen to AELA's National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, chat with "Post Growth Australia" podcast host Michael Bayliss, about Earth laws, Earth jurisprudence and Earth centred economies.

Reimagining an Earth Centered Economy with Michelle Maloney

Have a listen to AELA's National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, chat with "Post Growth Australia" podcast host Michael Bayliss, about Earth laws, Earth jurisprudence and Earth centred economies.

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Video: Here are 4 countries that give the natural world the same rights as humans

From the World Economic Forum Facebook page

A positive story in the middle of lockdown:
Plaintiff: Humanity.
Defendant: The whole ecosystem.

Read more: https://wef.ch/2GNIPOA

Blue Mountains council resolves to integrate Rights of Nature into operations and planning

Blue Mountains City Council will investigate integrating the Rights of Nature into future operations and planning following a successful push by the mayor at the last council meeting.
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Mayor Mark Greenhill moved a mayoral minute on the issue at …

Media Release: First Rights of Nature bill introduced in Australia

24 Nov, 2019

Rights of Nature and Future Generations Bill Introduced in Western Australian Parliament

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Dr Michelle Maloney
Australian Centre for …