At last nature gets legal rights

Approximately two thirds of Ecuador’s population voted “yes” this Autumn in a historic, national referendum — a result that reflects the vast majority’s hopeful expectation of political change. By an overwhelming margin, the Ecuadorians backed their president, Rafael Correa, in voting for a new progressive constitution — the first in the world to grant Nature the same inalienable rights as human beings.

“Zero waste for zero warming”

As the international community faces up to the looming climate change, We in the Consumers Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia, who are members of GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives /Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance (GAIA), support the promotion of Zero Waste as a core strategy in preventing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.