Kosmos Journal | Great Thinkers and Seekers Series
Written and narrated by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
Produced by Kosmos, Winter 2019
“Earth Jurisprudence Explained”
The Gaia Foundation, November 9, 2022
Rights of Nature:
“Scientists Call For The Ocean to Be Recognized as a Living Being With Inherent Rights”
By Mike McRae. Science Alert. October 18, 2022.
“Spain gives personhood status to Mar Menor salt-water lagoon”
Associated Press. Courthouse News Service. September 21, 2022.
“Faith In Nature Legally appoints ‘Nature’ to its Board of Directors”
By Peter Harris. Canada Today. September 23, 2022.
“We humans need to open our minds to the personhood of nonhuman animals”
By Daniel P. Horan. National Catholic Reporter. June 29, 2022.
“The ‘Only One Earth’ And Her Legal Rights: A Paradigm Shift From Anthropocentrism To Ecocentrism”
By Neema Noor. Live Law. June 6, 2022.
“Indian Court Rules That Nature Has Legal Status on Par With Humans—and That Humans Are Required to Protect It”
By Katie Surma. Inside Climate News. May 4, 2022.
“This Canadian river is now legally a person. It’s not the only one.”
By Chloe Berge. National Geographic. April 15, 2022.
“Ecuador gives Indigenous people – and nature – a big win”
By Juanita Rico. Open Democracy. March 8, 2022.
“Respecting the rights of nature is the only way out of climate chaos and biodiversity collapse”
By Method Gundidza. Daily Maverick. March 7, 2022.
“Panama Passes National Rights of Nature Law”
Press Release. February 25, 2022.
“‘Rights of Nature’ laws can strengthen Indigenous sovereignty, provide path to environmental justice”
By Ray Levy Uyeda. Prism. February 22, 2022.
“Rights of Nature Initiative to be Considered by Chile’s Constitutional Convention after Show of Public Support”
Press Release. February 10, 2022.
“In Colombia’s Chocó region, ‘river guardians’ protect the rights of the Rio Atrato”
By Brian Roewe. EarthBeat. January 28, 2022.
“Is a river a person? Advocates for the legal rights of nature say yes”
By Barbara Fraser. EarthBeat.January 24, 2022.
“This wild river in Quebec is now considered a person. How will it help with conservation?”
By Joel Balsam. Photos and videos by Stephanie Foden. The Globe and Mail. December 19, 2021.
“Rights for nature: How granting a river ‘personhood’ could help protect it”
By Justine Townsend, Alexis Bunten, Catherine Iorns, and Lindsay Borrows. The Conversation. June 3, 2021.
“Legal rights for the Turag: rivers as living entities in Bangladesh”
By Mohammad Sohidul Islam and Erin O’Donnell. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 23, issue 2 (2020): 160-177.
“Convention on Biodiversity Advances the Rights of Nature in Proposed Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework”
Earth Law Center. September 2, 2020.
“Thomas Berry and the Rights of Nature: Evoking the Great Work”
By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim. Kosmos. Winter 2019.
Invisible Hand (2020)
Rights of Nature documentary by Mark Ruffalo, Joshua Boaz Pribanic and Melissa A. Troutman.