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.

Legal

Ecological Time Standards

An ordinance creating a new time standard based on Nature's rhythms, such as a river's ebb and flow.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Ecocentric Land Models & Bioregional Governance
Municipal

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An Environmental Right for Future Generations

Model state constitutional provisions establishing rights for future generations.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Rights of Future Generations
State

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Local Rights of Future Generations

A local ordinance on the rights of future generations, including mechanisms to give them a voice.

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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Band Council Resolution

A resolution for recognition of rights of a natural entity by a First Nation recognized under the Indian Act.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Indigenous Earth Law
Indigenous

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Ombudsperson or Guardian for Future Generations

Create ‘Ombudsperson’ or Guardian that gives a formal voice to future generations.

Apr 26, 2023 8:46 PM

Legal Guardianship Bodies
General

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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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Letter

Orca Rights

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

Apr 27, 2023 3:44 PM

Species Rights

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Letter

Support the Rights of Nature (International generic - English)

A general purpose letter (in English) in support of the Rights of Nature movement internationally

Apr 27, 2023 3:44 PM

Rights of Nature

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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.