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. [...]
Bolivia’s Law of the Rights of Mother Earth... grants the Earth a series of specific rights that include rights to life, water and clean air; the right to repair livelihoods affected by human activities, and the right to be free from pollution.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
In which farting becomes a criminal act
Indigenous Andean Gaia worship, writ large. Because what's good for Bolivia must be thrust upon us all.