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Making Ecocide a Crime
Making Ecocide a Crime
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Leo Murray Mariette Tuohey Michael T. V. Hunton Nicolas Lemoine
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Making Ecocide a Crime

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Polly Higgins, barrister, lawyer and author of Eradicating Ecocide, is campaigning to make Ecocide - the environmental equivalent of genocide - a crime: the 5th international Crime Against Peace.

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Every day people all over the world are fighting to stop their ecocides. Because it is not a crime to destroy the Earth during peace-time, it is occurring at an escalating rate. It is a legal anomaly that in war-time it is a crime, yet not during all-time.

"Only when we close the door to ecocide during peace-time will caring for the earth become the norm, rather than the exception". Polly is calling on the United Nations to make Ecocide the Missing Crime Against Peace.

Please help her make it happen by spreading the word through your networks. it is through planing the seeds of change that we can create the world we want - one that is free of ecocide.

Join the campaign at www.eradicatingecocide.com


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