EarthSayers.tv is the largest collection of voices speaking on behalf of Mother Earth hence its name. In this special collection we provide an introduction to the many voices advocating the rights of Mother Earth. A core element of this advocacy is embodied in a document entitled, The Universal Declaration of Rights of Mother Earth Preamble.
The preamble begins "We, the peoples and nations of Earth: considering that we are all part of Mother Earth, an indivisible, living community of interrelated and interdependent beings with a common destiny...
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West Papua Intervention at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Intervention by West Papua at the 14th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, United Nations, April 20, 2015. Also a plea by the West Papua delegation seeking support from Fiji and other Pacific Island states. Papua Merdeka, Free West Papua!
Testimony by Ronald Waromi, West Papua Interest Association and Bernhard Th.W. Kaisiep MS, President of West Papua Melanesia in Exile and Hon Niko Nawaikula, Head, Fiji Native Delegation to UN. Published on Apr 27, 2015
Note: Many Papuans now have access to mobile phones and the internet and are using this technology to coordinate their struggle for freedom and to communicate to the rest of the world. Many young people have left their villages to study at universities across West Papua and Indonesia and are interacting with Indonesians and the global community to gain support for their struggle for freedom. (source)
EarthSayers Hon. Niko Nawaikulu; Bernhard Th.W. Kaisiep MS; Ronald Waromi
Amazon Women of Ecuador at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Forest Keepers - Guarda Bosques in Español w/English Subtitles
America's Wolves At Risk by Defenders of Wildlife
The Rights of Nature in Ecuador by Didier Lacaze
The Earth's Lawyer by Garz and Higgins
Interconnectedness and Keeping Oil Underground by Manari Ushinga
A Farmer in Africa: Property Rights by WRI
A Reading of the Universal Declaration of Mother Earth Preamble
A Declaration from Amazonian Nationalities Michelle Thrush Presents
Easy Money in the Amazon - At what cost? by Patricia Gualinga
Apache Resistance At Oak Flat Against Arizona Copper Mine
Message from Ecuador to Chevron CEO John Watson
Declaration, Rights of Mother Earth by Maude Barlow
Rights of Nature by David Tucker of Pachamama Alliance
Sacha Warmi Center and The Rights of Nature by Didier Lacaze
About the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature by Mari Margil