Read the full article at: Greens commit to Rights of Nature law, The Ecologist
The Rights of Nature must be recognized in law, TheEcologist, 25th February 2016
In an earlier article dated 25 February, Atus Mariqueo-Russell & Rupert Read reported The Rights of Nature must be recognised in law
“Existing models of protecting nature are failing, write Atus Mariqueo-Russell & Rupert Read. They serve to regulate, rather than prevent the destruction of nature, and are now adopting the very ‘market’ approaches that are largely responsible for the problem. The answer is to give formal effect to the Rights of Nature.
Capitalism’s favoured economistic approach will not protect the environment, because it involves a further commodification of nature’s ecosystems – embracing precisely the same framework that has failed us so miserably.
Read the full article at: TheEcologist The Rights of Nature must be recognised in law.