The author of this blogpost is Linda Sheehan, who is part of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature’s Advisory Board and is a strong defender of the Rights of Nature.
Please click on the following link to access the article: http://vjel.vermontlaw.edu/earth-days-50th-sees-explosion-…/
“The 50th anniversary of Earth Day, expected to be celebratory, arrives at a somber moment. COVID-19 human tragedies continue to ravage communities, and UN Environment warns that “nature is sending us a message” we must heed to avoid future pandemics. This Earth Day demands both deep reflection and bold action. Fortunately, it arrives as the rights of nature movement is surging worldwide, offering new strategies for building legal systems that reflect our interconnected relationships with each other and the planet.”