Following widespread criticism in recent years, reforms of the controversial arbitration mechanism are underway at international level.
On 30 January 2019, the High Court of Bangladesh recognized the river Turag as a living entity with legal rights and held that the same would apply to all rivers in Bangladesh. This monumental decision is the latest example of a trend towards according rights to nature.
2018 truly was the year the world started waking up to the dangers posed by plastic waste – here is ClientEarth’s guide to the year that turned the tide for action on plastic.
Lawyers from ClientEarth have launched a new online resource to help forest defenders and managers everywhere have access to the most up to date information about forestry laws.