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.

Letter

Teach Earth Law in Your School

A letter to any school (primary to JD/PhD) encouraging them to teach Earth Law as a field of study.

Apr 27, 2023 3:44 PM

Education

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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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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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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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Orca Rights Proclamation

A proclamation supporting the Orca Rights movement currently centered on Washington State.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Species Rights
Municipal

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Preamble on the Rights of Nature

A generic preamble on the Rights of Nature to include in any legal instrument, with regularly updated information.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Nature
Municipal

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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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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 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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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.