Building a Global Force of Advocates for the Rights of Nature
We work to ensure that laws of all governments recognize and protect nature’s inherent rights to exist, thrive and evolve. Through this work, we envision a future in which nature and humankind flourish together. Join us in fighting for nature's rights.
ELC's Linda Sheehan will be conducting a joint workshop at the IUCN World Conservation Congress September 4th, 2016. The workshop "Earth-Centered Law and Regulation for Safeguarding Nature," will explore the latest developments on the rights of nature and our responsibilities towards nature, and reparations for ecological damage. Help us to ensure Rights of Nature are incorporated into the IUCN 2017-2020 Work Program; share the flier and sign the initiative.
ELC and partners of the Bay Area Rights of Nature Alliance (BARoNA) held a Rights of Nature Tribunal in Antioch, CA on April 30th. An esteemed panel of Judges listened to witness and expert testimony on nature's, community and human rights violations that have occurred due to reduced flow in the Delta, and will occur with the Governor's Delta Tunnel Plan. What Did the Delta Say? Read the media release and ELC's closing remarks as prosecutor.
Learn about the partners and success stories in the rights of nature movement across the globe