“Rights of Nature” enforced by Ecuador court to protect Los Cedros rainforest in landmark ruling

Mining in the protected region of the Ecuador’s Los Cedros rainforest violates the rights of nature, Ecuador’s Constitutional Court has ruled. In a landmark ruling earlier this month, the court decided that activities that threaten the rights of nature should not be carried out within the Los Cedros Protected Forest ecosystem. The ruling bans mining and all types of extractive activities in the protected area. … Continue reading “Rights of Nature” enforced by Ecuador court to protect Los Cedros rainforest in landmark ruling