The Rights of Nature is becoming an important topic of social and political debate as countries around the world are seeking legal methods to protect vulnerable ecosystems.
Twenty four countries currently have national or local laws recognising nature as a legal entity with the same fundamental rights as humans.
These Rights of Nature laws signify a radical shift in the way "nature" is recogised and codified in the Western legal system - from a commodity to be exploited for human benefit to a dynamic community of life.
Join us for a timely conversation on this critical issue.
This event is a collaboration between The RSA Sustainability Network and IdeaSpies.