Bolivia

The Rights of Mother Earth Law

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2010
This law is a general framework that preceding the more comprehensive 2012 Mother Earth Law. This law's single objective is to recognize Mother Earth as a political subject enshrined with the following rights: life, biodiversity, water, clean air, equilibrium, restoration, and life free from contamination. The law stipulates the obligations of the government to protect the rights of Mother Earth as well as the responsibilities of all citizens.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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