Working with tribes and communities to align human laws with natural laws since 2014.

Pew Center: “Cities, Tribes Try a New Environmental Approach: Give Nature Rights”

“The law as we know it recognizes the earth and ecosystems as human property,” said Shannon Biggs, a co-founder of Movement Rights, which advocates for nature’s rights. “Corporations can frack in communities or blow off the tops of mountains — that’s a privilege that’s been granted to corporations in this country. That’s not going to go easily.” 

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Update on Bolivia: The world is watching

After two months of raging fires in Bolivia, the rains came to the rescue of the forests, displaced animals and Indigenous tribes. Indigenous peoples have blood marches throughout the country to…

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Finding Victories for the Amazon (and beyond)

By Shannon Biggs, co-founder,  Movement Rights If we ever needed a reminder that we are all connected, the Amazon Rainforest provides. With every breath you take, 20% of that air…

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What Happened When the Climate Justice Movement Came to Ponca Tribal Lands
Casey Camp Horinek speaks at a protest that was part of the Frontline Oil and Gas conference in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

What Happened When the Climate Justice Movement Came to Ponca Tribal Lands

By Pennie Opal Plant and Shannon Biggs, co-founders, Movement Rights  “Was that an earthquake?” As rivers swelled, floods surged, the earth shook, and tornadoes whipped across Oklahoma—more than 200 Indigenous,…

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