United Nations Human Rights Law are there to protect the planet and us. Can they be enforced? ”Failing to protect biodiversity can constitute a violation of the right to a healthy environment, a right that is legally recognised by 155 States and should now be globally recognised as fundamental, they said.
“The protection of biological diversity is indispensable to realise the right to available, accessible, sustainable and nutritious food. Industrial agriculture being one of the main culprit of biodiversity decline, it is vital to have effective and balanced policies to protect ecosystems’ health while producing sufficient nutritious food for all,” said Hilal Elver, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food.” Read more…
After reading the news about the highest record of deforestation in Brazil last month (May 2019) I set the heart powered intention second paragraph below. As I practiced the intention I wrote: Breathing in, breathing out. I feel the grief in my heart of the loss of forests, beautiful ancient trees and wildlife and home of Indigenous peoples. I breathe in the loss, the bewilderment of decisions made by those with power, the uncertainty of our future. I sit and feel this deeply. I breathe. I connect to the greater consciousness. I… Read More
Project by Brigid Mary Prain Come! Join us on the trip of a lifetime in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Be guided by Oswando Nenquimo, Waorani spokesperson for the Waorani Resistencia and budding lawyer for his culture and the rainforest. Support the Waorani in their self determination to live peacefully, free from the threat of big oil. Learn the intricacies of botany and biology in one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. Fly with the Cosmos in sacred ceremony held by the real custodians of this knowledge. Give back to life! A major percentage… Read More