A Duty to Care: The Missing Connection between Indigenous Rights and the Rights of Nature in Canada

It is hard to imagine ‘Mother Earth’ being discussed in the board rooms in the heart of oil and gas country in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. But times may be changing.  In 2019 an article discussing rights of nature and the duty to consult was published in the Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law. Laura …

Lessons from EcoGather16 – Truth Hurts

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation has wrapped up a successful first annual Environmental Gathering. It was an amazing opportunity to hear from range of speakers and dive into discussions. Some of the insights are just too good not to share. Stephen Carter, political mastermind and our keynote on Friday,  let's start with you. You were an enigma. No one around …