Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Earth Jurisprudence & Rights of Nature News

August 4, 2011 
The Center for Earth Jurisprudence has published a teaching monograph entitled An Introduction to Earth Jurisprudence: Guiding Principles and Wild Law Possibilities. The monograph collects foundational works in the field of Earth Jurisprudence, providing a succinct, accessible format that facilitates teaching , reflection, analysis, and discussion. It is good for classroom or group discussion. You can access it at Intro to Earth Jurisprudence 7-28-11.

Global Exchange Hosts a Rights of  Nature Summit

Twenty-one climate change and rights of nature activists convened on July 29-30 in San Francisco for a strategy summit. See an insider’s perspective by checking out this post featured on the Global Exchange blog written by Meera Karunananthan, National Water Campaigner for the Council of Canadians.

Waterkeeper Magazine, Summer 2011 features an article by Linda Sheehan, Executive Director of the California Coastkeeper Alliance, “Rights of the Waterways.”

The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature announces the first successful case of the Rights of Nature implementation in Ecuador.

See recent blog of Begonia Filgueira,  And About Time for Rights to Nature? on the UK Human Rights Blog.

Global Exchange and the Council of Canadians have published new book, Rights of Nature: Making a Case for the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth. Order your copy by emailing

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