In 2008, Gaia developed an online Earth Jurisprudence (EJ) Library in response to calls from the EJ network for a platform that draws together and provides access to the growing area of publications, legal precedents, principles, community stories of practice and other initiatives which advocate for this way of organizing ourselves and seeing the world.
This Earth Jurisprudence library below tracks key materials on Earth Jurisprudence, as well as topics such as Community Ecological Governance, Laws of Origin, Wild Law, Gaia Science and Resilience, Eco-Literacy, and principles including the Rights of Nature, Ecocide and Future Generations.
Thank you to all those contributing to the revival and practice of Earth Jurisprudence for sharing your wisdom and work. This is intended to be a constantly evolving resource of materials so please do contact us to recommend additional materials.
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We live in a time of multiple, complex crises. There are no easy answers. Working to uphold the health and diversity of our living planet is always rewarding, but we think you’ll agree it can sometimes feel like swimming against the stream. And yet like salmon we leap, and more often than you might expect, we make it. We invite you to make the next leap with us by making a donation of any size. Thank you for your solidarity.
Celebrating the smallholder farmers and fisherfolk who really feed the world, this book is a beautiful work of art and activism not to be missed!
Featuring the work of 47 world-renowned photographers including Graciela Iturbide, Pieter Hugo, Tanya Habjouqa, Martin Parr and Omar Victor Diop, and the moving stories of regenerative farming from across 6 continents.
Published by Little Toller and The Gaia Foundation, with a foreword by food sovereignty advocate Vandana Shiva.