A serious Rights of Nature movement aimed at changing the legal system's treatment of nature as property to be bought, sold, disposed of, and destroyed is building around the world. Courts in India, New Zealand, Colombia, and Ecuador have all recognized rights for certain ecosystems. The Colorado River lawsuit reflects growing American support for the Righs of Nature. But, for the movement to be effective, it needs your financial support.
To learn more, check out (DGR member and one of the five activists listed in the lawsuit) Will Falk's essay for the San Diego Free Press describing the Rights of Nature framework and how it could help stop widespread environmental destruction. Read the legal complaint that was filed to begin the lawsuit. And, watch (DGR member and another of the five activists listed in the lawsuit) Deanna Meyer's interview on RT.
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