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Title: Natural Entities Now Legally People: Enough to Save Them?
Authors: Sangeetha Yogendran
Keywords: Country and Region Studies
East Asia and Asia Pacific
Issue Date: 2017
Source: Sangeetha Yogendran. (2017). Natural Entities Now Legally People: Enough to Save Them? (RSIS Commentaries, No. 087). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS-Commentaries, 087-17
Abstract: In recent weeks, courts in New Zealand and India have granted legal personhood status to three rivers and glaciers. While this is a significant legal development, will this strategy to protect these entities from environmental damage and climate change be enough without proper enforcement?
Schools: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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