ABOUTmission & goals

Prevention of ecocides primarily using law both current – hard law but also increasingly introducing and ultimately establishing emerging Earth law that recognises Nature Rights in law as well as through environmental / permaculture education for living in tune and respect of Nature

PROJECTS

Dams

The European Rights of Nature Hub, a regional GARN Hub working to advance the Rights of Nature in Europe, where Earth Thrive’s founder Zoe Luic is an elected outreach facilitator,  is pleased to announce that the civil society-led European Rights of Nature Tribunal: In Defense of Aquatic Ecosystems will be held on June 13th 2020 in Marseille-France as an unofficial side event to the IUCN World Congress, to confront the severe challenges of ecocide and violations of the Rights of Nature occurring across Europe
Earth Thrive is one of the co-organisers of the Tribunal and will be presenting cases of dam ecocides in the Balkans
More details to follow…

Pesticides
Developing Rights of Nature and permaculture approaches to prevention of ecocides from pesticides in the Balkan region through Earth Law and holistic education, in cooperation with the Earth Law Center, Pesticide Action Network UK & Europe and Balkan Coalition for the Prevention of Ecocide from Pesticide and through our projects Pesticide Action Network Serbia and Permakultura Srbija / Permaculture Serbia

Animal welfare
Informing, raising awareness and helping with adoption and rescuing of stray animals in the former Yugoslavia via FB page Pomoc Zivotinjama Balkana – https://www.facebook.com/PomocZivotinjamaBalkana/
Future plans include legal actions and introduction and establishment of Animal Rights on the basis of the Rights of Nature through various campaigns

Mining
Working with the London Mining Network and Bankwatch on monitoring of early stages of Rio Tinto’s Lithium project ‘Jadarit’ in Serbia for their compliance with the environmental laws and the promises made to the local community

Also working with the Earth Law Center on introduction and adoption of the Rights of Nature in the LMN’s mission and agenda and through them in the LMN’s numerous members worldwide