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Rights and Nature

Sharing Rights with Nature on the Island of Ireland




EJNI has produced a short film in collaboration with organisations and individuals from across the island of Ireland and beyond that explores the concept of rights of nature. You can view both the full version (40 minutes) and short version (12 minutes) below. Many thanks to all who contributed to these films.

Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly

Briefing Papers



Below are some links to existing resources relating to rights of nature:

Earth Matters programme about Rights of Nature and Lough Neagh can be viewed here

QUB Law Podcast on Rights of Nature with Dr Peter Doran can be heard here

Friends of the Earth NI have produced a briefing on rights of nature with guidance for local council level action on developing a rights of nature work programme. The briefing can be accessed here

The Center for Environmental Rights works with communities, indigenous peoples and tribal nations, grassroots organizations and civil society, and governments around the globe to advance Rights of Nature legal protections, and to implement and enforce these rights, more information on their work can be found here


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