Community-led 'rights of nature' initiatives are protecting ecosystems

Signal of change / Community-led 'rights of nature' initiatives are protecting ecosystems

By Carol Brighton / 20 Sep 2017

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How Community-Led 'Rights of Nature' Initiatives Are Protecting Ecosystems

In 2008, Ecuador's leadership rewrote its constitution to include the rights of nature, effectively awarding legal rights to the environment. This change was led by many grassroots environmental advocates, including Natalia Greene, an organizer and environmental activist who played a key role in the development of the constitutional changes.



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