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Can we grant rights to forests? - podcast
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Can we grant rights to forests? – podcast


A rising group of ecologists, attorneys, and creatives are advocating for granting legal rights to nature. This movement aims to provide better safeguards for ecosystems and other species by acknowledging their rights. Madeleine Finlay discusses the origins of this movement and the UK government’s rejection of this idea with the Guardian’s global environment editor, Jonathan Watts. Additionally, Cesar Rodriguez-Garavito from NYU School of Law shares his innovative methods for granting rights to nature.

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Source: theguardian.com