Nature Has Rights Too! What Countries Have Declared These Rights?
The Rights of Nature was born out of a global movement since the promulgation of Ecuador’s Federal Constitution in 2008. They proposed a paradigmatic change for the legal sciences and society. In 1961 the image of the lonely, defenceless, and unique Earth was released for the first time: “The Earth is blue,” said the Soviet […]
Why It’s Crucial That We Maintain Species Diversity
Picture a world where we did not have to worry about the species living on our planet becoming extinct. We could all live at peace with one, thriving on our beautiful planet without these present fears. Unfortunately, this is not the case as biological diversity is currently under threat, on a global scale. Today (May […]
It’s Critical That We Stop the Temperatures From Rising
Extreme heat conditions occur at a much hotter or more humid temperature than the average for a particular time and place. These rising temperatures are already happening and are expected to become more common and more severe due to climate change. Climate change encompasses rising average temperatures and extreme weather events such as droughts and […]
World Environment Day: We Must Work to Restore Our Ecosystems
Picture a world where all species on Earth are able to live free of any worries. Where pollution and climate change are not the reality of our lives. Our ecosystems would thrive and excel at what they do best, supporting life on Earth. Today (June 5th) marks World Environment Day. This day is celebrated every […]