A small group of volunteers in Stroud, UK decided to get together and invite creative contributors to support Ecocide Law through their poetry, prose, art and photo-journalism, in order to join their voices to help this movement to go global.
Responses were rapid and astonishing including:
Forewords by Michael Mansfield QC & Sir Jonathan Porritt
and contributions by
Patrick Holden CBE
Carol Ann Duffy (the Poet Laureate)
Michael Meacher MP
plus many other outstanding writers, poets and artists.
It also has a number of historical quotes, dating back to circa 400 BC, which show that love and concern for the Earth are far from a recent cultural phenomena.
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Author of "Why Genes are not Selfish and People are Nice"
“To rescue our world we need to re-think across the board; different science, different economics, governance that is on our side, humane and sensitive farming and building – and laws that take the biosphere seriously . But above all we need a new mindset -- a different attitude: from the vile notion that the Earth is just “resource” to a sense of privilege that we should be a part of such wonders. This book takes a significant step along the way”.
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CEO of Good Energy
"Companies like mine embrace the prospect of an international law to create a powerful protection for our earth, and I think this lively collection of thoughts and images really bring this to life."
“Few now deny that we have reached a tipping point in relation to the challenges we face ... 2015 can mark the turning point, a year when the world comes together under the auspices of the UN to lay the foundations for a future based on the twin objectives of sustainable and equitable growth. We have to seize that opportunity. Ecolibrium Now … offers a thought-provoking contribution to the debate.”