The members of GARN are united by the belief that human societies will not be ecologically viable in the long term unless humans reorient themselves from an exploitative and ultimately self-destructive relationship with Nature, to one that honours the deep interrelation of all life and contributes to the health and integrity of the Earth Community.
Watch our video about the Rights of Nature, Earth Jurisprudence, and how the Wild Law Institute is taking an active role in ensuring that we build ecologically sustainable and just societies.
On Wednesday 14 June 2023, Cormac Cullinan participated in the Daily Maverick's webinar titled "should nature have rights?". The webinar was hosted by Our Burning Plant’s investigative journalist Don Pinnock, and also featured Amy P Wilson, co-founder and director of Animal Law Reform South Africa.
A report on the eco-mapping process done by our partners and allies, Dzomo la Mupo, in Mulambwane.
A short reflection on the relationship between rights of Nature and human rights.
A short introduction on how land is conceived of from an Earth Jurisprudence perspective.
A short introduction to the overlaps between Earth Jurisprudence and African Philosophy.
A short introduction to the relevance of Earth Jurisprudence to the fight against climate change.
Celebrate World Environment Day 2022 by joining the Rights of Nature movement
Comments on the Climate Change Bill by the Wild Law Institute and the EMS Foundation
A short introduction to Earth Jurisprudence and the ways in which it is part of, and contributes to, movements for systemic change to address the huge challenges facing us in the 21st century.
Cormac Cullinan speaks at the World People's Summit on Climate Change and Rights of Nature, Cochabamba, Bolivia - April 2010
Cormac Cullinan speaks to the Green Interview about Wild Law and Earth Jurisprudence
World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth Cochabamba, Bolivia
Any honest assessment of the effectiveness of environmental movements over the past several decades must conclude that their successes have been insufficient to prevent the on-going degradation of ecological systems.
Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature and Tribunal Story
Paris Introduction was produced by Clement Guerra.
Reaffirming the fundamental purposes of the United Nations, in particular the maintenance of international peace and security, the development of friendly relations among nations and the achievement of international cooperation in solving international problems.
Imagine how different the world would be if courts decided on the legitimacy or otherwise of human conduct on the basis of whether or it was in the best interests of the whole community of life.
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