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Polly Higgins, barrister and international environmental lawyer, proposed to the United Nations in April 2010 that Ecocide be classed as the 5th Crime Against Peace alongside Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, Crimes of Aggression and War Crimes.
Her first book set out the starting point for a law of Ecocide; her second book, Earth is our Business: Changing the Rules of the Game, expands on the first book, setting out how such a law could work.
Read the first chapter here.
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Concept paper: Closing the door to dangerous industrial activity
The law of ecocide will trigger the transformation to the green economy By Steve Venton