biodiversity

Jan
21
Rights of Nature, Rights of Rivers: Definitions and Declarations in the Movement

Rights of Nature, Rights of Rivers: Definitions and Declarations in the Movement

By Krishan Nursimooloo in association with XR Ireland and Claire Nevin The concept of Rights of Nature challenges the way
8 min read
Sep
30
Rights of Nature in Ireland – Towards a Living Island of Rights-Bearing Communities:  Submission to the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

Rights of Nature in Ireland – Towards a Living Island of Rights-Bearing Communities: Submission to the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

By Claire Nevin In April 2022, the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss (“The Assembly”) held its inaugural meeting in
6 min read
Aug
08
Request for Support in Representing Communities: Places for Everyone Examination in Public Hearings

Request for Support in Representing Communities: Places for Everyone Examination in Public Hearings

By Marj Powner (Vice Chair, Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt Group) Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt group (SGMGB)
5 min read
Jul
31
Being for Nature: Thinking about Society

Being for Nature: Thinking about Society

By Alex May This is the second blog post in a series of three. The first blog post looked at
4 min read
Jul
06
Being for Nature: Introducing Social Ecology

Being for Nature: Introducing Social Ecology

By Alex May I’m writing these blog posts to share what I’ve learned and how my thinking has
5 min read
Jul
04
The Felling Film: An Epic Tale of People Power

The Felling Film: An Epic Tale of People Power

By Paul Powlesland The fight to protect nature in the UK can seem so relentless that there's often rarely time
12 min read
Mar
25
Nature Rights are Human Rights: The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

Nature Rights are Human Rights: The UN Human Rights Council Resolution on the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

By Claire Nevin [https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-nevin-3747b437/] In October 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed
7 min read
Mar
03
Analysis: The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Analysis: The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

By Alexander Vrabtchev [https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-vrabtchev-40ba851b3/] The 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
6 min read
Jan
20
Calling all Earth Lawyers

Calling all Earth Lawyers

A vital role for all lawyers: protecting the planet and bringing about the Rights of Nature through the creation – and enforcement – of an ecosystem of legal interventions at the international and local level.
8 min read
Dec
31
End of Year Review 2021: Growing an Exciting Future at Lawyers for Nature

End of Year Review 2021: Growing an Exciting Future at Lawyers for Nature

It's been a challenging year for many, not least for those increasingly affected by the climate crisis [https://www.theguardian.
4 min read