Posted by: Bob Payne | April 21, 2011

United Nations Debates Whether Nature Has Rights

Today the UN General Assembly will discuss implementing new international standards that afford rights and legal standing not just to individuals and businesses adversely affected by exploitation and damage to natural resources, but to nature and ecosystems themselves. Such standards have already been adopted as federal laws in Bolivia and Ecuador, as well as two dozen American municipalities.


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