Articles of interest from recent and current affairs.

From climate issues to legal and legislative victories, we bring you many articles of interest from the world's press and from our fellow organisations.

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Our 8th annual conference on Rights of Nature

Held on 11 December at the UN in Geneva in collaboration with OSI, we issued a statement, which we wrote in collaboration with the attendees.

David Attenborough: Humans have overrun the world

David Attenborough has said humans have “overrun the planet” in a warning that the natural world is on the precipice of “disaster”.

Coldplay: no touring until concerts are 'environmentally beneficial'

Coldplay have put plans to tour their new album on hold, due to concerns over the environmental impact of concerts.
"We're not touring this album," frontman Chris Martin told BBC News.

Brazil wildfires: Blaze advances across Pantanal wetlands

A 50 kilometre-long (31 mile) wildfire is advancing across Brazil's Pantanal wetlands.The governor's office in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul said the fire was "bigger than anything seen before" in the region.

Amazon chief says they're facing "genocide" - video

The Brazilian government has rejected $20 million in aid from G-7 leaders to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest. CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez spoke with Tashka Yawanawa, chief of the indigenous Yawanawa people, about the threats they are facing in the region.

UN Climate Summit

Dozens of small nations ramped up their commitments to cut carbon emissions at the United Nations Climate Action Summit. But the world's largest greenhouse gas polluters offered only silence...

(By Marianne Lavelle / insideclimatenews.org)

WWF’s Environmental Hero Of The Year: Pella Thiel

WWF Sweden, appoints Pella Thiel, Vice-Chairman of End Ecocide Sweden and coordinator of Rights of Nature Sweden, as the Environmental Hero of the Year 2019

Chile won't host APEC and COP25 summits

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced Wednesday that his country, which has been paralyzed by protests over the last two weeks, will no longer host two major international summits.

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