PETITIONS /CITIZEN INITIATIVES
Rights of Mother Earth – This global petition has already gathered over 846,000 signatures. It calls for the implementation of a Universal Declaration of Rights of Mother Earth. Add your voice and help to reach 1,000,000 signatures.
End Ecocide on Earth – Cast your vote for the establishment of an International Criminal Court for the Environment and Health. The Charter of Brussels calls for the United Nations to recognise environmental and health-related crimes as crimes against Humanity and Peace. Individuals and organisations can support the adoption of the Charter by signing here.
Rights of Nature – European Citizen’s Initiative – this initiative is committed to gathering 1,000,000 signatures when it is launched in 2017 in support of the adoption of the Rights of Nature throughout the European Union. Read more about the reason for the initiative in this Ecologist article and click here to read the project overview document.
ADVOCATES FOR RIGHTS OF NONHUMAN SPECIES
Based in Florida, USA, the Nonhuman Rights Project works for the recognition and protection of fundamental rights for nonhuman animals.
Sonar is a think-tank, advocacy and research organization that explores human relations with the more-than-human world. It’s work includes advocating for the formal recognition of cetacean stakeholders within participatory approaches to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).