RIGHTS OF NATURE LITERATURE

In addition to ELC's work, a growing number of other advocates, activists, scholars, and researchers are preparing and releasing information relating to the rights of nature. We provide some of these other sources of information below, and we are always adding to the list! 

LAWS – INTERNATIONAL

LAWS – LOCAL 

Case Law

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS

JOURNAL ARTICLES and essays

REPORTS

BOOKS

  • Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker, Journey of the Universe (Yale Univ. Press, New Haven, CT) (2011)
  • Cormac Cullinan, Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice (Chelsea Green Publishing, White River Junction, VT) (2011)    
  • Peter Burdon (ed.), Exploring Wild Law:  The Philosophy of Earth Jurisprudence (Wakefield Press, Kent Town, South Australia) (2011)    
  • Leslie Paul Thiele, Indra's Net and the Midas Touch (The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA) (2011)     
  • Thomas Berry, The Great Work (Bell Tower, New York City, NY) (1999)    
  • Jack Turner, The Abstract Wild (Univ. of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ) (1996)
  • Joanna Macy, World as Lover, World as Self (Parallax Press, Berkeley, CA) (1991)    
  • Gary Snyder, The Practice of the Wild (Shoemaker & Hoard, Emeryville, CA) (1990)     
  • Roderick Frazier Nash, The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics (The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI) (1989)    
  • E.F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered (Harper & Row Publishers, New York City) (1973) 
  • Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man (1959)
  • Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac (Oxford University Press, Oxford) (1949)    

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

Other