by | Aug 2, 2019

CELDF Organizer Ben Price

The National Community Rights Network hosts a live Q&A with Ben Price. Ben is the author of How Wealth Rules the World and the national organizing director for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. You can find his book:

KUMZ – Willamette Wake Up 

Interview with William Falk on TheRights of Nature

Discussion with Will Falk, a writer, lawyer, and environmental activist, on the Rights of Nature and his participation on a lawsuit in behalf of the Colorado River. His writing has been published by CounterPunch, Earth Island Journal, CATALYST Magazine, Whole Terrain, Dark Mountain Project, the San Diego Free Press, and Deep Green Resistance News Service among others. His first book How Dams Fall: Stories the Colorado River Told Me was published in August, 2019 by Homebound Publications.

Conservation Today Interview with Michelle Holman & Barbara Davis

 Michelle Holman (Lane County) and Barbara Davis (Lincoln County) talk about the efforts to pass Community Rights in their counties, and how Douglas County citizens could benefit from this. For instance, Lincoln County citizens passed a ban on aerial herbicide spraying (spraying pesticides from helicopters over industrial lands, over streams or near to rural residents). Barbara and Michelle talk about what is community rights, the national and international movement, and how the Rights of Nature is part of the movement.

Interview with Michelle Holman of Community Rights Lane County

Interview discussing what the Community Rights Network is and how community rights-based laws work.

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local community at large as well as the unrepresented and eclectic listener.

Rate of Change

Climate activist and “Valve Turner” Ken Ward discusses his use of the “necessity defense” and its application for activists eager to stem climate change

CELDF on the Daily Show:
The Fight to Turn Lake Erie into a Person

CELDF appeared on the Daily Show to share the message that Lake Erie has been recognized as having inalienable rights. We offer our sincere thanks to Toledo community members who partnered with CELDF and took action to protect the ecosystem and their sole source of drinking water!