Ecojustice Blog – Special Update Posted on November 23, 2017 (updated: November 23, 2017)

The Case for a Better Earth: Episode 5

Avery ZingelStaff
Kegan Pepper-SmithLawyer
Moose in Algonquin Park by Avery Zingel
Moose in Algonquin Park by Avery Zingel

Listen to “Episode 5: The Rights of Nature” on Spreaker.

Imagine a world where trees, rivers, and birds are given the same enforceable rights as humans. No, this idea isn’t a far-fetched utopia; it’s the premise of a new book by award-winning author Dr. David R. Boyd called The Rights of Nature: a legal revolution that could save the world.

Check out this conversation between Dr. David Boyd and Haida artist and lawyer Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson. They spoke about the connection between the rights of nature and the Haida worldview at the UBC Museum of Anthropology to celebrate the launch of his book.

In this episode, we’ll discuss the legal revolution unfolding in courtrooms, legislatures, and communities worldwide – and how it could shape the future of our planet.

You can also listen to this episode on the go by downloading it on iTunes. Just click the button below — and while you’re there make sure to hit “subscribe” so you never miss an episode.

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