deforestation

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
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
Dec
17
Trees of Music by RAIN: Collaboration with Mestre Poa, Rosimeire and Miriam Margoyles

Trees of Music by RAIN: Collaboration with Mestre Poa, Rosimeire and Miriam Margoyles

At Lawyers for Nature, our platform is typically focused on the legal aspects of protecting nature. Yet, we recognise the
4 min read
Nov
23
The Potential of the COP26 Declaration on Forests and Land Use as a Nature-Based Solution to the Climate Crisis

The Potential of the COP26 Declaration on Forests and Land Use as a Nature-Based Solution to the Climate Crisis

The Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use, the first major announcement of the COP26, commits 137 countries, including Brazil, China and Indonesia, to “halt and reverse” deforestation by 2030.
3 min read