Could Rights of Nature Laws Help Save Endangered Orcas?

by Dana Drugmand, August 30, 2019
YES! Magazine

In the San Juan Islands, a group called Community Rights San Juan Islands, supported by the defense fund, is working on advancing a countywide Bill of Rights for the Salish Sea. The group is aiming to get the initiative on the ballot in 2020.

“We’re looking at creating an initiative that will go on the ballot in 2020 that recognizes the rights of the Salish Sea to exist, thrive, and regenerate its natural cycles,” said Kai Sanburn, a resident of Lopez Island who helped form the group almost two years ago.

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