Should Rivers Have Rights? A Growing Movement Says It’s About Time

“Inspired by indigenous views of nature, a movement to grant a form of legal “personhood” to rivers is gaining some ground — a key step, advocates say, in reversing centuries of damage inflicted upon the world’s waterways.”

“In Chile and other places, we have come to this point because the traditional Western view of rivers has failed us.”

https://e360.yale.edu/features/should-rivers-have-rights-a-growing-movement-says-its-about-time

 

~ by iwhist on October 9, 2018.

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