Scrutinizing the Impact of GMOs Through the Prism of Human Rights (R. Patowary)

Author Rashmi Patowary Keywords Earth Jurisprudence, Food, Genetically Modified Organisms, Health, Human Rights Abstract Necessity is the mother of invention. The booming population triggered the need to carve out efficient ways to feed the growing millions. Biotechnology answered this need with the creation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). They are organisms whose genetic make up […]

Wild law: sustainable development and beyond? (B. Pontin – editorial)

Author Ben Pontin (editorial) Keywords Wild law; legal theory; Earth jurisprudence; governance; sustainable development; climate change. Abstract This is an editorial in ELM that introduces an issue that is dedicated to Cormac Cullinan’s legal theory that was put forward in ‘Wild law: a manifesto for Earth justice’. The theory is centred upon ‘Earth jurisprudence’; a […]

Sowing Wild Law (C. Cullinan).

Author Cormac Cullinan Keywords ‘Earth jurisprudence, wild law, compatibility with economic prosperity, reformation of human governance systems. Abstract This article explains briefly what is meant by the terms ‘Earth jurisprudence’ and ‘wild law’. Its focus is addressing two questions that were possed by Michael Meacher MP in his capacity as chairperson of the first UKELA […]

Towards an ecological philosophy of law: a comparative discussion (V. De Lucia)

Author Vito De Lucia Keywords Earth Jurisprudence, legal philosophy, Natural Law, rights of nature, subjective rights, ecocentrism, property, ecology Abstract Environmental law finds itself in a very delicate position. Its role is to elaborate rules and principles for addressing multiple ecological crises, yet environmental law is structurally and conceptually rooted in a broader legal tradition […]

Wild law: . . . Evidence of Principles of Earth Jurisprudence in Existing Law and Legal Practice?’ (I. Mason and B. Filgueira)

Author(s) Ian Mason and Begonia Filgueira Keywords Wild law,human rights, clean environment, Earth Jurisprudence and governance, economy versus the environment, compatibility with economic prosperity Abstract This Research Paper reports on research undertaken under the auspices of UKELA and the Gaia Foundation to look at existing environmental laws from various countries and assess them in terms […]