Rights of Mother Earth

About This Collection

EarthSayers.tv is the largest collection of voices speaking on behalf of Mother Earth hence its name. In this special collection we provide an introduction to the many voices advocating the rights of Mother Earth.  A core element of this advocacy is embodied in a document entitled, The Universal Declaration of Rights of Mother Earth Preamble.

The preamble begins "We, the peoples and nations of Earth: considering that we are all part of Mother Earth, an indivisible, living community of interrelated and interdependent beings with a common destiny...

Listen to a reading of the complete preamble here on EarthSayers.tv.  A written copy is available on The Global Alliance for Rights of Nature Website is here


Curated by mokiethecat

The Rights of Nature in Ecuador by Didier Lacaze

The Rights of Nature also referred to as the Rights of Mother Earth is a worldwide movement creating human communities that respect and defend the rights of nature.

Didier Lacaze was interviewed by videographer Barry Heidt of Sustainability Action Media (SAM) as part of an online video campaign to increase the Indigenous Voices of Sustainability, co-sponsored by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, focusing on wisdom keepers of Ecuador with the help of the Pachamama Alliance.  Editing support by Norman Austin of SAM.

Didier with Rosa Canalos (Kichwa) founded the Sacha Warmi Center—an educational resource that will serve many people—located on the outskirts of the Amazonian Rainforest in the Pastaza region of Ecuador. It is part of PROMETRA (Promoción de la Medicina Tradicional Amazónica), a local Ecuadorian initiative created in 2005 by Didier and Rosa who was born in the village of Canelos and is Didier's wife.

EarthSayers Rosa Canalos; Didier Lacaze

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