The activists are right about one thing. Rights of nature would be far more effective in impeding development and extracting wealth from the land than the current system.
Radical environmentalists intend to thwart human thriving in order to “save the planet.”
If “nature rights” laws become widespread, there will be plenty of money to pay lawyers to sue developers and resource-using enterprises into the dirt.
Be it noted that “nature rights” is not aimed primarily at preventing pollution.
The Declaration of Independence could hardly be written today, not if it had to pass muster with our dominant woke corporate-media-political culture.