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  • New Zealand gives Mount Taranaki same legal rights as a person, Dec 22, 2017...[1]
  • New Zealand creates special refugee visa for Pacific islanders affected by climate change, Dec 9, 2017...[2]
  • I shut down an oil pipeline – because climate change is a ticking bomb, Emily Johnston, Nov 24, 2017...[3]

Jan-Sep 2017[edit | edit source]

Oakland Sue 5 Oil Giants for Climate Change Impacts, Sep 20...[4]

The new "ecological civilization" will be born in China, according to the best environmental lawyer, Sep 23[5]

How Community-Led 'Rights of Nature' Initiatives Are Protecting Ecosystems, Aug 31[6]

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Governments face 'wave of legal action' over climate change inaction as natural disasters worsen, activists warn, Aug 29...[7]

Mapped: Climate change laws around the world, May 11[8]

Cruel Intentions -- Opposition to Climate Change Response is Swiftly Becoming Illegal, Apr 12[9]

New Zealand river granted same legal rights as human being, Mar 16[10]

2016[edit | edit source]

ICC widens remit to include environmental destruction cases, Sep 15[11]

2015[edit | edit source]

The Strategic Value of Developing Law for the Commons, David Bollier, September 6[12]

"I consider this strategy memo as the catalyst for a new discussion – and, I hope, action. The vision is obviously too big for any one of us, or small group of us, to handle alone. But the push of a few dominos could start a chain-reaction of much greater scale – and as my review of commons-based legal initiatives suggests, there are a quite a few of us engaged in law-related commons advocacy. Can we take expand this work to a deeper, richer level?"

2012[edit | edit source]

Revolution Justified: Review, December 4[13]

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