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Tag: Atrato River

  • The Tour to Save the World: Colombia Wins the Yellow Jersey for the Rights of Nature

    —Julia Torres, PhD Student, University of Canterbury and Elizabeth Macpherson, Senior Lecturer, University of Canterbury School of Law Colombian cyclist Egan Arley Bernal Gómez, this year’s winner of the Tour de France, has captured the world’s attention as the first Latin American to don its leading yellow jersey.

  • First Rivers, then Mountains, and Now the Amazon. Do “Things” Have Rights?

    —Jorge Iván Palacio, former Justice of Colombia’s Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Justice, and Juan C. Herrera, former law clerk of the Constitutional Court of Colombia; PhD Researcher and Teaching Assistant in Constitutional Law, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Visiting Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg In the last few decades, challenges that may reconfigure our relationship with our environment and the “things” that are part of it have burst onto the scene.