GNHRE member, Barrister Polly Higgins’s ‘ecocide’ concept explored in ‘mock’ ecocide trial at the UK Supreme Court

Polly Higgins, famous Barrister and tireless campaigner for nature’s rights, has proposed that ecocide (the environmental equivalent of genocide) should be designated as the 5th International Crime against Peace.  The Hamilton Group recently organised a mock trial in the UK Supreme Court, the outcome of which was a great endorsement of her concept and its potential for further developing criminal accountability for environmental harms.

A link to the Guardian newspaper and its coverage of the trial can be found here