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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The Earth's Lawyer by Garz and Higgins
Our world knows four international crimes: war crimes, genocide, torture and crimes against humanity. Spanish examining magistrate Baltasar Garz and Scottish lawyer Polly Higgins believe that this list of serious violations of international law should be expanded with a fifth: ecocide. Will Higgins and Garz eventually succeed in gaining enough support to get recognition for ecocide, truly putting the large-scale destruction of our ecosystems high on the international political agenda once and for all? Published on Nov 30, 2015 by VPRO Backlight.
EarthSayers Baltasar Garz; Polly Higgins
A Farmer in Africa: Property Rights by WRI
The Rights of Nature in Ecuador by Didier Lacaze
America's Wolves At Risk by Defenders of Wildlife
Apache Resistance At Oak Flat Against Arizona Copper Mine
Amazon Women of Ecuador at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
A Reading of the Universal Declaration of Mother Earth Preamble
Easy Money in the Amazon - At what cost? by Patricia Gualinga
Sacha Warmi Center and The Rights of Nature by Didier Lacaze
A Declaration from Amazonian Nationalities Michelle Thrush Presents
Declaration, Rights of Mother Earth by Maude Barlow
Rights of Nature by David Tucker of Pachamama Alliance
West Papua Intervention at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Message from Ecuador to Chevron CEO John Watson
Interconnectedness and Keeping Oil Underground by Manari Ushinga
About the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature by Mari Margil
Forest Keepers - Guarda Bosques in Español w/English Subtitles