Ecocide: the law as a tool to prevent the damage, destruction and loss of our ecosystems
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The talk will provide a crash course on what laws work, what doesn't and what new laws are needed to prevent the damage, destruction and loss of our ecosystems.
The talk is one of the activities harbored by the Festival of Life, on the 24th of september. The full program can be found here: http://www.festivaloflife.net/2010/summary.htm
Address: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL
PRESENTER: Polly Higgins, author of 'Eradicating Ecocide', barrister and international environmental lawyer has proposed a law of Ecocide to be classed as an international law alongside Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, Crimes of Aggression and War Crimes as a 5th Crime Against Peace. Exposing the corporate and political practices that are destroying the planet, Polly will discuss the laws needed to eradicate ecocide.
More information on the topic can be found in http://www.thisisecocide.com/