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UN document would give ‘Mother Earth’ same rights as humans

April 13, 2011 Comments off

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Bolivia is planning to table a draft United Nations treaty giving "Mother Earth" the same rights as humans.

Bolivia is planning to table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans.

Photograph by: NASA

UNITED NATIONS — Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans — having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and all other natural things in the South American country.

The bid aims to have the UN recognize the Earth as a living entity that humans have sought to “dominate and exploit” — to the point that the “well-being and existence of Read more…