People’s Earth Tribunals and Community Bills of Rights: Mobilizing for Community…
People’s Earth Tribunals and Community Bills of Rights: Mobilizing for Community and to Enshrine Nature’s Rights
What if ecosystems could sue for violating the rights of nature in places like Alberta’s tar sands or Fukushima? What if communities could write new laws that place their rights above corporate interests? Come find out about the first international Rights of Nature Tribunal and local California Community Bills of Rights, and how you can participate. Hosted by Shannon Biggs, Community Rights director, Global Exchange. With: Vandana Shiva, founder/Director, Navdanya; Pennie Opal Plant, Idle No More/Gathering Tribes; Robin Milam, Administrative Director, Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature; Osprey Orielle Lake, co-founder/Executive Director, Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network; Prajna Marcus, Bay Area Rights of Nature; Linda Sheehan, Executive Director, Earth Law Center.
Recorded Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the National Bioneers Conference in San Rafael, California.
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