Entries in #legislation (4)

Monday
Jun262017

Animal Profile -  Koala

The Koala is undoubtedly one of the most adorable animals in the world, but these eucalyptus munching marsupials have also had a turbulent past of persecution:

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Friday
Dec232016

Standing Rock: A Year Of Solidarity

Four words have resonated through 2016, summing up one of the most prominent environmental demonstrations in history. The North Dakota Access Pipeline violated the indigenous rights of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, attracting thousands of protesters to stand in defiance...

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Thursday
Nov172016

Indigenous Rights Are Key To Stopping Climate Change

Indigenous peoples account for just 6% of the world population, yet their territories hold 80% of the world’s biodiversity, so perhaps it’s time to not only give them the recognition they deserve, but implement their ideals into current environmental decision making.

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Thursday
Oct202016

Should Nature Have the Same Rights as  Us?

You may be thinking that this is a novel concept, how can non-sentient, relatively inert beings have the same legal rights as a person, but it's an idea dating back to the 1820’s with a tree that owned itself...  

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