UK Guardian on Bolivia–and Rights for Nature

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

10 April 2011: John Vidal:  Bolivia is set to pass the world’s first laws granting all nature equal rights to humans. The Law of Mother Earth, now agreed by politicians and grassroots social groups, redefines the country’s rich mineral deposits as “blessings” and is expected to lead to radical new conservation and social measures to reduce pollution and control industry

We should look to Bolivia for inspiration

19 Apr 2011: Jonathan Glennie: Bolivia under President Evo Morales is seeking a radical development model based on equality and environmental sustainability – and there are lessons we can all learn.

‘Indigenous thinking can solve climate crises,’ says Bolivia’s foreign minister

13 Apr 2011: John Vidal: Development, by the west, creates considerable imbalances and a million problems. Indigenous people can solve these, says David Choquehuanca, Bolivia’s foreign minister

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