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Speaking for the Trees: Recognizing Nature’s Rights in Vermont

This video file was recorded on July 11, 2013.

Linda Sheehan, Earth Law Center, and Stephen Marx, VT resident

Vermont’s Town Meeting Day has brought residents together for over 200 years. This year, three towns took up measures to urge the Legislature to amend Vermont’s Constitution to recognize the “inherent and unalienable rights” of the natural environment of Vermont. This activity in Vermont is part of a growing movement to reflect the rights of nature in law.


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