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Apr
06
Welcoming the Report by the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

Welcoming the Report by the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

The Constitutional Recognition of the Rights of Nature features in new report.
1 min read
Mar
29
Consider the Lilies: Giving Nature a Voice in the C Suite

Consider the Lilies: Giving Nature a Voice in the C Suite

By David Hunter - also available on Bates Wells' website Magazine articles and blogs, conference videos and podcasts, books
5 min read
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
Nov
23
Where else can we go: climate activists have so much to say, but can they do it at COP27?

Where else can we go: climate activists have so much to say, but can they do it at COP27?

By Silvia Cesa-Bianchi This time last year, I had just returned from COP26, and along with many others, had been
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Nov
02
Paul Powlesland is elected to the Bar Council on a climate action mandate that advocates ‘Justice for All’

Paul Powlesland is elected to the Bar Council on a climate action mandate that advocates ‘Justice for All’

By Paul Powlesland When I was born, CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere were 348 parts per million. This year, the
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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
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Sep
22
Case Study: Nature on the Board at Faith in Nature

Case Study: Nature on the Board at Faith in Nature

Under advice from Lawyers for Nature, cruelty-free and vegan cosmetics company Faith in Nature have appointed a Nature Director to their board.
2 min read
Sep
02
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 3)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 3)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium We’ve covered Denial, Gratitude, Facing Reality, Climate Grief. Stage 5: Reframing
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Aug
13
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 2)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 2)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium In the first post, we covered Stage 1, Denial, and Stage 2,
4 min read
Aug
12
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 1)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 1)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium This post has taken some time to incubate, as I wanted to
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