Notice: Undefined property: stdClass::$section_nr in /srv/www/html/sustainabledevelopment.un.org/root/content.php on line 304 Rights-based protections for the environment are essential to ensuring appropriate development within Earth’s limits. As discussed in the attached document, Earth Law Center and partners request that the Major Groups' position statements include support for a Sustainable Development Goal calling for the adoption of laws that recognize the inherent rights of the natural world. The attachment summarizes laws and policy documents adopted to date that recognize the rights of nature, as well as the inclusion of and promotion of rights of nature in UN processes. Such efforts provide support for advancement of the rights of nature in our laws, including through the SDG process.
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