Feb 11, 2018
Is a river a person? Can nature have the same rights to protection and safety as a human?
The campaign for rights for nature is gathering steam all around the world. Ecuador has recognised the rights of nature in their constitution, and in 2017, three of the world's great rivers were gained the rights of people under the law.
This week, we dive into this fascinating topic to find out what exactly 'legal rights for nature' are, and what they mean for efforts to protect these amazing places.