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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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

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

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Indigenous Earth Law
Indigenous

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Local Ecosystem Rights

A resolution on the rights of a particular ecosystem, such as a forest, with the possibility of legal guardianship.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Nature
Municipal

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Model Green Amendemnt Language

A state constitutional amendment on the human right to a healthy environment.

Sep 11, 2023 12:47 PM

Human Environmental Rights
State

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Green Amendment Step by Step Guide

A comprehensive, step-by-step blueprint to creating a Green Amendment.

Jul 26, 2023 11:11 PM

Ecocentric Law

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Preamble on the Rights of Future Generations

A generic preamble on the rights of future generations to include in any legal instrument, with regularly updated information.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Future Generations
Municipal

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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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Universal Declaration for Ocean Rights Support Declaration

A state resolution supporting the rights of the Ocean, including rights for marine ecosystems and species.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Nature
State

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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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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.