The “Ocean rights” approach would make the creatures of the sea co-equal with humans.
In other words, we should redefine our self-understanding as being just another species in the forest.
The “nature rights” movement continues to spread — with little resistance because people don’t take it seriously.
“Nature rights” and “animal rights” activists will keep trying. And there is no denying they are making incremental inroads.
Nature-rights laws generally allow anyone who believes that nature’s “rights” are being violated to sue to prevent the violation and to seek redress.