Earth Jurisprudence – Law for an Animate Earth

By Carlotta Byrne
June 4, 2020

Across the world, the dominant legal paradigm recognises humans as sole subjects of law, objectifying the rest of Nature as inanimate “property” or “resource”.

This false dichotomy is the fault line that runs through modern governance. By objectifying non-human Nature as a commodity, our legal systems legitimise systemic destruction and exploitation of Mother Earth – our life support system – in service to an insatiable death-dealing industrial growth economy.

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