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We’ve compiled a list of web sites and publications related to the Rights of Nature.

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Center for Earth Jurisprudence, Barry University School of Law

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

The Council of Canadians

Earth Law Center

The Gaia Foundation

Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature

Global Exchange

Indigenous Environmental Network

The Thomas Berry Foundation

Sustainable Economies Law Center

Pachamama Alliance

POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria

World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth

Wild Law UK


Barry Law Review, issue dedicated to Earth jurisprudence, Fall, 2008.

Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever By Maude Barlow

The Dream of the Earth By Thomas Berry

Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace By Vandana Shiva

Exploring Wild Law: the philosophy of earth jurisprudence By Peter Burdon

Groundswell – journal of the Center for Earth Jurisprudence

If Nature Had Rights (Orion, 2008)

Should Trees Have Legal Standing?: Law, Morality, and the Environment By Christopher D. Stone

The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics By Roderick Frazier Nash

The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth Published jointly by The Council of CanadiansFundación Pachamama and Global Exchange (2011).

The Rights of Nature. The future is now. (Derechos de la Naturaleza. El futuro es ahora) Ed by Alberto Acosta y Esperanza Martínez

Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice By Cormac Cullinan

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