When the Rome Statute, one of the possibly most powerful and important documents in the world was drafted, environmental crimes where on the list of possible crimes against peace and security of mankind.
But it was removed without vote and without any reason given. This was possible because it has not been in the public domain. But these times have changed.
This powerful spoken word poem, performed by youth advocate Jaiia Cerff, is a perfect reminder of the simple things that make our world a better place.This powerful spoken word
We love this film and music of the Featherdancer by Alex D’Holm.
We love this film by Mac Macartney
Imagine if we placed the future of all children, human and non-human, at the centre of our institutions of power – in our governments, in our corporations, in our schools, in our halls of religion – can you imagine the impact on our world? This is true sustainability. Our families, our homes, our beginning and end, fertile soil, birdsong, just laws, peaceful communities, purpose and belonging. We must begin to tell this story, for what kind of society is it that would not place the future of life at the centre of all things?
Suzuki has been known for his television and radio series, documentaries and books about nature and the environment. He is best known as host of the popular and long-running CBC Television science program The Nature of Things, seen in over 40 countries. He is also well known for criticizing governments for their lack of action to protect the environment.
Hats of to Russell Brand who is really helping people understand addiction and what can be done about it in his new book Recovery.
This is an interview filmed at Alternatives in London for launch of his book
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We are sharing here Polly Higgins Freedom Lecture that was live streamed.
‘Lawyer of the earth’ Polly Higgins will give the Freedom Lecture. During this edition of the Freedom Lecture we will address the relationship between ecocide, human rights, sustainability and freedom. When the Scottisch Higgins first came up with the idea that the earth was in need of a lawyer, everyone thought she was mad. Now Polly Higgins is one of the most powerful and most outspoken voices in the fight for a more sustainable world. She advocates a legal duty of care by putting people and planet first.