Down to Earth

The `human' rivers of the world

-

ECUADOR In 2008, Ecuador became the first country to recognise the kRights of Naturey in its &RQVWLWXWLR­Q Rights of Nature allows natural resources like mountains, rivers and other waterbodie­s to have the "right to exist, persist, maintain and regenerate its vital cycles"

BOLIVIA Bolivia's 2010 Law of Mother Earth ensures that waterbodie­s and natural landforms have the right to exist and remain free from toxic and radioactiv­e SROOXWLRQ

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India