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Ecological Personhood

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On July 15, 2016
Well, I guess if the United States can grant corporations the legal status of persons, New Zealand can do the same thing for the environment. Can a stretch of land be a person in the eyes of the law? Can a body of water? In New Zealand, they can. A former national park has been […]
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When we think of soil conservation (a topic I know is near and dear to all LGM readers!) we think of the Dust Bowl as the central event. And in many ways that’s true, but it has deeper roots, which is fantastic erosion created in the Southern cotton regions. Above is Providence Canyon, Georgia. This […]
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This is the grave of Howard Zahniser: Howard Zahniser was the long-time head of the Wilderness Society and the architect of the 1964 Wilderness Act, which he dedicated his professional life to getting passed. Zahniser grew up in small-town western Pennsylvania, which he always loved and considered home. He began exploring the forests of his […]
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