The Pueblo Chieftain: “Does the Arkansas River deserve Rights?”, Opinion piece advocating Rights of Nature for the Arkansas River, April 10, 2019.
Mongabay: “Tear down the dams: New coalition strives to enshrine rights of orcas”, New coalition including ELC fights to preserve Southern Resident Killer Whales, March 19, 2019.
Longmont Times Call: “Boulder Rights of Nature looks to ignite a new environmental rights movement“, Boulder Rights of Nature, a citizen group, hosts first symposium on rights of nature, February 1, 2019.
Kitsap Sun: “Orca health assessment, legal rights, and two upcoming presentations”, Treaty and legal rights for orcas to address health problems, January 23, 2019.
EcologicalCitizen.net: “Rights of rivers enters the mainstream”, Grant Wilson and Darlene Lee introduce Earth Law as the next great rights-based movement, January 4, 2019.
World Ocean Forum (Medium): “An Introduction to Ocean Rights: Solutions-based approaches to management and protection”, Michelle Bender introduces oceans rights and a new way to approach ocean conservation, October 22, 2018.
EnviroNews Nigeria: “World Rivers Day: Groups seek legal rights for rivers”, Foundation for Conservation of Nigerian Rivers and River Ethiope Trust Foundation (RETFON) are partnering with ELC, June 15, 2018.
EarthX: Michelle Bender, Ocean Rights Manager at ELC, talks on EDTx about ocean rights. June 5, 2018
Reef Life Restoration: "Earth Law Center: Champions for Rights of Nature", Earth Law Center's mission, philosophy, and Rights of Oceans initiative, June 1, 2018.
ECO Magazine: "Puget Sound Initiative: Securing Rights for Southern Resident Killer Whales", Earth Law Center's initiative to gain legal rights for the entire Puget Sound, May 8, 2018.
South by Southwest (SXSW) panel (audio): "Answer with Action: A New Activism Platform", Darlene Lee and other speakers discuss sustainability and taking action at the community level.
NBC Miami: "'Nature as an Asset': Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation", Asher Klein writes on insurance for coral reefs and Michelle Bender voices her opinion on the initiative, April 18, 2018.
UK Environmental Law Association (newsletter): "Earth Law", featured article (p. 19) by Samantha Orenstein discusses Earth Law, its current status and potential prominence.
WGDR Radio (online stream): "Relocalizing Vermont", Grant Wilson discusses rights of nature, April 5, 2018.
Rights for Nature Sweden (recorded webinar): Michelle Bender - Advancing Holistic and Ocean Rights-Based Governance, March 29 7:00 pm CET, 2018. Learn more about ELC’s Ocean Rights initiatives and strategies.
TreeHugger.com: River Ethiope could be first waterway in Africa recognized as a living entity, March 12, 2018.
MPA News: If MPAs had a legal right to be managed well, would that end the problem of paper parks? December 13, 2017.
International Union for Conservation of Nature: Call for UN to Recognize and Protect the Ocean’s Rights, October 11, 2017.
Mother Earth News: What is Earth Law and Why Does it Matter? September 4, 2017.
The Ecologist: We Need Rights of Nature Legislation Now to Protect our Home Planet, July 7, 2017.
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