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Tag: Indigenous People

  • Extending Rights and Growing Responsibilities

    Extending Rights and Growing Responsibilities

    The environmental lawyer David Boyd has written a very interesting book about the gradual process of extending the legal concept of ‘rights’ to the non-human world: not only to animals, but also – for instance – to trees, rivers and whole eco-systems.
  • Inspired by wilderness

    Inspired by wilderness

    For a long time civilisation was equated with cultivating wilderness and urbanisation. Now climate change is threatening us, in many fields – including law – the positive value of wilderness is being rediscovered and the importance of experiencing it.