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 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.
The International Rights of Nature Tribunal met in Paris December 4-5, in conjunction with UN climate talks. ELC acted as co-prosecutor for Mother Earth, giving a voice to nature's rights before a tribunal of world experts. For more, read the press release, the agenda and ELC's closing remarks.
Learn about the partners and success stories in the rights of nature movement across the globe