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.
For a certain class of journalists, practical concerns are of little consequence — or perhaps, just not as much fun to write about.
Based on the chat-room comments, I was viewed by the college students who watched as the skunk at the party for defending human exceptionalism.
When we give up human exceptionalism, we go a bit mad and soon are eating our own tails.
Two years ago the Ojibwe tribe granted wild rice the “right to exist,” which could be said to be a synonym for a right to life.