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Earth jurisprudence

Bolivia enshrines natural world’s rights with equal status for Mother Earth

by wim hiemstra 12 April 2011

John Vidal, THE GUARDIAN – 10 April 2011. Bolivia is set to pass the world’s first laws granting all nature equal rights to humans. The Law of Mother Earth, now agreed by politicians and grassroots social groups, redefines the country’s rich mineral deposits as “blessings” and is expected to lead to radical new conservation and […]

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