Legal Templates

Here you can download model laws, resolutions, and other legal instruments that support a paradigm shift to better protect the planet. You can also customize and download letter templates encouraging governments, businesses, schools, and other actors to support Earth-centered legal movements. Our initial launch focuses on the United States, but we will expand in the future.

Here you can download model laws, resolutions, and other legal instruments that support a paradigm shift to better protect the planet. You can also customize and download letter templates encouraging governments, businesses, schools, and other actors to support Earth-centered legal movements. Our initial launch focuses on the United States, but we will expand in the future.

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Animal Species Rights Proclamation

A proclamation supporting the animal rights/nonhuman rights.

Jun 4, 2024 11:36 AM

Animal Rights / Nonhuman rights
General

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Rights of the Great Salt Lake Resolution

A resolution recognizing the rights of the Great Salt Lake in Utah.

Jul 26, 2023 11:09 PM

Rights of Nature
Local

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Indigenous Organization Resolution

A resolution for an Indgenous-led organization or other entity to support the Rights of Nature.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Indigenous Earth Law
Indigenous

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Local Rights of Water

A resolution on the rights of rivers and or another water body with the possibility of legal guardianship.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Nature
Municipal

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Tribal Council Resolution

A resolution for recognition of rights of a natural entity by a Federally Recognized Tribe.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Indigenous Earth Law
Indigenous

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Sample Rematriation Easement

The Kinship Conservation Easement is meant to ease the sharp boundaries of private property and restore webs of kinship around land

Jul 27, 2023 9:29 PM

Ecocentric Land Models
Bioregional Governance
Private

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Indigenous Declaration on Mother Earth

A declaration drawing from Indigenous customary rights to protect Mother Earth.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Indigenous Earth Law
Indigenous

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Nature as Director Commitment Level to Implementation Matrix (UK)

The CLIM offers three pathways for companies and organizations to advance Nature-centric decisions: Learning, Mature, and Integral.

Mar 8, 2024 1:16 PM

Ecocentric Corporate Governance
International

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State Constitutional Amendment

A Rights of Nature state constitutional amendment that would help local communities more easily join the movement.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Nature
State

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Disclaimer: These are open source templates, not universally applicable solutions. We acknowledge that laws and policies should be adapted to differing cultural and political situations. These templates are not legal advice. If you desire legal support, please reach out to a licensed attorney.