ELC speaks with the leaders of Centre Juridique International des Droits de la Nature about their initiative seeking rights recognition for the St. Lawrence River.
The case for animal rights, the evolution of the legal movement, and how Earth Law embraces a worldview that values and protects all species.
ELC is working with Notres Affaires a Tous to uncover and restore La Bievre River in France, as well as seek rights recognition for this urban river.
Earth Law Center leaders discuss the social and environmental history of Seneca Lake, and how establishing rights for the lake can restore its ecosystems.
Earth Law Center and Philippines Earth Justice Center partner to advance the Rights of Nature movement, and integrate Earth Law concepts into their existing conservation efforts.
Earth Law Center and other local partners are working to establish rights of nature for the Boulder Creek Watershed.
ELC & partners are seeking rights recognition for the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale population and the Salish Sea. Learn more about orcas and the threats to their survival.
Earth Law Center and Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum seek legal rights based on Earth Law principles for the Pakistani Indus River.
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.