Human psychological well-being is intimately connected to the collective health of all life on Earth.
Indigenous communities around the world are fighting to protect their rights and the rights of nature.
The Town of Crestone joins the international community of towns, cities, nations and peoples that recognize the inherent rights of nature.
The Native Tnglit people of Southeastern Alaska depends on local ecosystems for their diets and livelihoods. They have created a coalition to protect their environment from damage by commercial activity.
ELC is working with International Rivers and Réseau International des Droits Humains (RIDH) on a case involving environmental damages from a dam on the Anchicayá River in Colombia.
Threats facing sharks in the Galápagos Islands, and the Earth Law solutions that can help protect them.
How businesses can be profitable and sustainable through enduring commitments to environmental principles in practice.
Learn about the Teyuna Foundation’s mission to spread spiritual teachings and practices focused on protecting and healing the Earth.
Earth Law establishes the legal rights of ecosystems to be free from pesticide pollution.
Current methods for protecting Earth’s oceans fall short in many ways. Learn how the holistic, systems and rights-based approach outlined by the Earth Law Ocean Framework addresses the threats facing Earth’s oceans.
Snowpack systems are changing with the global climate. Kristen Cowell discusses the impacts of dwindling snowpack on rivers and how an Earth Law approach can help protect them.
The Earth Law Center’s “One Vote for Nature” Campaign seeks to give nature one seat in legislative bodies throughout the world, integrating nature into our democracies and acknowledging the importance of its voice.
International free trade groups strive to increase global prosperity, but can they do so without perpetuating environmental exploitation and degradation?
Serbia's biodiversity, ecosystems and human communities face a host of environmental threats. That's why Earth Law Center and Earth Thrive have launched a campaign to establish rights for nature in Serbia.
Light pollution impacts human and wildlife health around the world. Urban governments can enact legislation that curbs light pollution according to Earth Law principles and practices.
An Earth Law approach to protect ecosystems and human communities of the Southern Borderlands - a look at the environmental impacts of a wall built on the southern border of the US.
A discussion of environmental ethics and the legacy of Rachel Carson, author of the seminal book Silent Spring and a powerful force in the conservation movement.
Janice Cox of World Animal Net (WAN) discusses the connections between the degradation of nature and animal exploitation and abuse in our society. She calls for a shift towards Earth Jurisprudence, prioritizing and protecting the natural world.
Earth Law Center is participating in the Ríos Vivos Foro y Festival (Living Rivers Forum and Festival) in Puebla, Mexico. Participants will consider new approaches to river restoration and celebrate local waterways like the Atoyac River.
Plastic pollution in Earth's oceans seriously threatens marine ecosystem health; current environmental laws have failed to address this global issue.