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Panama gives nature legal rights

Panama is the latest country to recognize the legal rights of nature, giving environmentalists new tools to fight environmental degradation.
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After more than a year of debate in Panama’s National Assembly, President Laurentino Cortizo signed legislation Thursday that defines nature as “a system of interconnected organisms, elements and ecosystems. A unique, indivisible and self-regulating community of

The legislation includes six paragraphs that extend to the rights of nature, including “the right to …

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