The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s Historic Bill

A new law expected to pass in Bolivia mandates a fundamental ecological reorientation of the nation’s economy and society. by Nick Buxton Indigenous and campesino (small-scale farmer) movements in the Andean nation of Bolivia are on the verge of pushing through one of the most radical environmental bills in global history. The “Mother Earth” law […]

Bolivia enshrines natural world’s rights with equal status for Mother Earth

Law of Mother Earth expected to prompt radical new conservation and social measures in South American nation John Vidal reports from La Paz where Bolivians are living with the effects of climate change every day Link to this video <http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/video/2011/apr/10/bolivia-fighting-the-climate-wars> Bolivia <http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/bolivia> is set to pass the world’s first laws granting all nature equal rights […]