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One Year After Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Rig Operator Claims ‘Best Year in Safety Performance,’ Gives Execs Big Bonuses

Posted by in World News & Events on 15th April, 2011 | No Comments

storyimages_1302555627_deepwaterhorizonfire3It is time to learn the lessons of the disaster: neither the technology nor the regulation of deepwater drilling is capable of protecting workers or the environment.

Upcoming Rights of Nature Book Launch Events

Posted by in Community Rights on 15th April, 2011 | No Comments

RON-CoverAs this year’s Earth Day approaches, can we envisage for ourselves a future based not on exploiting nature as property but upon recognizing the nature has inherent rights to exist, thrive, and evolve? A growing number of people involved in the Rights of Nature movement are saying, “yes, we can – and we must. “ Global Exchange is excited to announce the release of a new book next week, Rights of Nature: Making a Case for the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth, co-developed by Global Exchange, the Council of Canadians, and Fundacion Pachamama.