The times they are a-changin’. It seems like the obvious next step: a large group of professionals of all stripes, lawyers, politicians, scientists etc, from all over Europe are petitioning to make ECOCIDE a crime. This would empower governments to prosecute businesses that damage the natural environment for profit. Fantastic initiative! About time!
Since the 1950s the world has been moving steadily into a new era defined by Universal Human Rights. Now we are on the threshold of Earth Rights (a few nations, like Ecuador, Bolivia and Tunisia already have Earth Rights encoded in law). Legal instruments like these will be essential in the struggle to protect and rebuild our desperately ailing atmosphere and ecosystems. Read about it HERE.