James Lee

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Make ecocide an international crime and other legal ideas to help save the planet

The world has reached an acute point in the “highway to climate hell”. Talks at Cop27 barely achieved anything, despite the fact that almost one-third of Pakistan’s territory was submerged during unprecedented flooding; record heat over the summer

Nature’s Rights in Generation Ocean Learning Programme

AELA's National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, has contributed to the development of a new, secondary school, learning program by The Ocean Race called Generation Ocean, with the inclusion of a section about the rights of nature.

Generation Ocean: Join

Rights of Nature in the Mornington Peninsula

Media Release - Australian Earth Laws Alliance
19 October 2022


Rights of Nature in the Mornington Peninsula

AELA commends the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council for passing a resolution last night (18 October 2022), to explore the …

How do we nurture the conditions for humans to care about the more than human world?

Listen to Tim Collings' as he speaks with AELA's National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, in his podcast series, "Better World Leaders":

Better World Leaders shares experiences, journeys and insights with leaders who are making our world better.

Each episode we

Greenprints with Dr Michelle Maloney

Listen to AELA's National Convenor, Dr Michelle Maloney, discussing Greenprints on the Post-Growth Australia Podcast with Michael Bayliss.

Decolonising Our Thinking and Actions

Please join the Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA), the Greenprints program and Future Dreaming Australia, for a FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP, that explores how we can decolonise our thinking and actions. This workshop explores key scholarship on Western culture, colonisation and …

Caring for Country, Caring for Each Other: Celebrating World Localisation Day in Australia

How can we work together to create deep localization and a wellbeing society? How can we create a fair, ecologically healthy society for all, while responding to the challenges of ‘greenwashing’ and the corporatization of sustainability strategies?

Join us for …

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 …

Resilience in the Face of a Water Crisis

Lake Menindee boat ramp at Sunset Strip.

Blog from Citizens' Inquiry into the Health of the Darling River and Menindee Lakes - 27 March, 2019

by Manav Satija

I just returned home after a whirlwind series of public hearings of the Citizen’s Inquiry into the Health of

East Gippsland New Economy and Bioregional Governance Events, April 2019, Lake Tyers, Victoria

In April, AELA will be hosting a two day workshop in East Gippsland, focussing on bioregional governance and the GreenPrints project, and we'll also be participating in the New Economy Network Australia (NENA) Regional Symposium in East Gippsland on …