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Make Ecocide the 5th international crime against peace www.eradicatingecocide.com/thesolution/

Crimes against our ecosystems, like genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and crimes of agression, should be reconised by the International Criminal Court

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      • Rosie MuchRosie Much commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is simply the most important and powerful international legislation that we could have and are in dire need of.

      • LeonaLeona commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This law is a must and a responsibility for all of humanity. From the beginning of time it was practiced but never made official as all knew that we relied on it. It was an universal unwritten belief. However, over the last 50 years society has slowly moved itself away from its responsibility of natural order. As a result, in general, society has become ignorant while others have become rich from the destruction of our Earth. Society, global I am referring to, must open its eyes and stand up for justice while corporations need to take responsibility and transfer their strengths so that we have a prosperous, cleaner, greener future.

      • AzulAzul commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please consider using 3 VOTES and you can vote from different emails accounts...is that cheating ;-)

      • Beatrice YannacopoulouBeatrice Yannacopoulou commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        rights are not reserved for the human... all living things have rights, for rights come from existence...rights to be, rights of an uncompromised habitat and rights for each being to reach for its potential and fulfil its role in the web of life...human beings need the imagination and courage of creativity to recognise the diversity of these intrinsic rights of existence... paraphrasing the wonderful Thomas Berry

      • AlessandroAlessandro commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Totally agree. Humankind should be the stewards of this planet, a home we share with billions other species.

      • Emily HinshelwoodEmily Hinshelwood commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is SUCH an important issue, and if it goes through will support so many campaigns on behalf of the environment.

      • Lobma ThundrupLobma Thundrup commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        That ecocide is not already a crime against nature is a disgrace. Iy must be enacted as soon as possible.

      • Cindy BarnesCindy Barnes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is THE most important thing, using all my votes. We are part our ecosystem, not separate, the sooner we realise this the better for us all.

      • maggie nicolsmaggie nicols commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Of course there needs to be a crime of ecocide. Big business literally gets away with murder and it affects everyone on this planet.

      • Aubrey MeyerAubrey Meyer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        To make the crime of 'ecocide' justiciable, the party who is charged with it will have to face a charge that is definable and measurable.

        'Ecocide' is a very broad term potentially covering issues from local to global, but - I would imagine - heavily weighted to the global end of that scale.

        So if for example we follow Peter Challen's proposition of 'crossing planetary boundaries into the zone of immense suffering', clearly failing to prevent anthropogenically driven climate changes is taking us there.

        If so, the question is now not so much who is to blame for causing it as who is to blame for failing to prevent it?

        Commiting at the intergovernmental level to the contraction and convergence agreement that is "inevitably required to achieve the objective of the UNFCCC" is a defence against this charge and failing to commit to that is to plead guilty.
        www.gci.org.uk

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