What is Earth Jurisprudence?

“We are born into and embedded in the ways and cycles of life and their laws.”

Gaia’s Director, Liz Hosken, explains what Earth Jurisprudence is, as part of a week of communications marking the 10th Anniversary of cultural historian and philosopher Thomas Berry, who coined the term.

Method in his Madness

“This well-known phrase – there is method in his madness – is a line in Shakespeare’s famous play “Hamlet”. It refers to the fact that if one takes time to look more deeply into a seemingly crazy decision or inexplicable actions, one often discovers there is good reason and a…

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African perspectives on Earth Jurisprudence, at the UN General Assembly dialogue on Harmony with Nature

News Flash from the Earth Jurisprudence Network We are delighted to share that news that Method Gundidza, from Zimbabwe, will be speaking at the 8th Interactive Dialogue of the UN General Assembly on Harmony with Nature, this Monday 23rd April. Method joins a group of panelists actively engaged in promoting an Earth-centred and non-anthropocentric…

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AWDF newsletter – year end 2017

  A wonderful mention for Earthlore in the AWDF year end newsletter.   Au revoir, 2017! It’s been an inspirational year, and we hope you’ve enjoyed seeing and experiencing the work of our grantees. To round off the year we wanted to share some of the best stories from the individuals…

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Tribute to Wally Menne

By Sheila Berry A week ago, on Thursday 26 October 2017, one of KZN’s most dedicated and well-known activists, Wally Menne, unexpectedly passed away.  His sad death, at 66 years old, leaves a huge void. He is survived by his wife, Rose Williams, Director of Biowatch, and three sons, Adam, Robus…

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