Category: Law

Personhood for a river in New Zealand

Text by Stephen Messenger -reposted from the Treehugger. From the dawn of history, and in cultures throughout the world, humans have been prone to imbue Earth’s life-giving rivers with qualities of life itself — a fitting tribute, no doubt, to the wellsprings upon which our past (and present) civilizations so heavily rely. But while modern thought …

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