Rights of Nature Literature

In addition to ELC's work, a growing number of other advocates, activists, scholars, and researchers regularly publish information about Rights of Nature.

Featured Literature

Laws - International

Laws - Local

Case Law

International Agreements

Journal Articles and Essays

Reports

Books

Newspaper Articles

Other Items

Featured Literature

  • Engaging and informative compilation of the latest thinking around Earth Law and rights of nature - thanks to the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Can Nature Have Rights? Legal and Political Insights, RCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society 2017, no. 6. Edited by Anna Leah Tabios Hillebrecht and María Valeria Berros.

 

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