Panama has enacted a law recognizing the legal rights of nature. Environmentalists are celebrating the legislation as a tool to fight against ecological destruction and the climate crisis. The law defines nature as a “unique, indivisible and self-regulating community of living beings” and guarantees nature’s rights to conserve its biodiversity and to be restored after it’s harmed by human activity.
Panama Is Latest Country to Recognize Legal Rights of Nature
HeadlineMar 02, 2022