In October 2013, on Ohlone Indigenous land, Global Exchange and partners held a 3-­day summit at the Stillheart Institute in Woodside, California. Nestled in the California Redwood forest a counsel of 32 global social movement leaders including Indigenous leaders, deep ecologists, grassroots justice advocates, economists, climate experts, localization activists, globalization thinkers, writers and researchers were convened to examine the emerging legal framework known as Rights of Nature, or Rights of Mother Earth. This declaration emerged and is affirmed by the undersigned participants

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