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April 10, 2019 Kosmos Community News

Kosmos April Gallery of Poets

April poetry selections, gathered by our poetry editor, Carolyn Martin.

Reconnecting with the Living Earth through Restorative Justice

By Femke Wijdekop

Ecologically conscious lawyers are innovating solutions to counter the exploitation of nature—solutions that also question the outdated economic growth imperative and anthropocentric bias of our legal system. Among these solutions are climate cases that focus on intergenerational justice and planetary stewardship, the movement to criminalize ecosystem destruction—ecocide—and initiatives to acknowledge the rights of nature.