Opportunity for Rights of Nature Arises Due to Maori Success

In March 2017, the government of New Zealand officially recognized the Whanganui River—which the indigenous Maori consider their ancestor—as a living entity with rights. By protecting the Whanganui against human threats to its health, the New Zealand law established “a critical precedent for acknowledging the Rights of Nature in legal … Continue reading Opportunity for Rights of Nature Arises Due to Maori Success