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Polly Higgins

Higgins, Polly

Higgins, Polly

Barrister, International Lawyer

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Barrister, International Lawyer

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Seeding Intrinsic Values: How a Law of Ecocide will Shift our Consciousness   ( Law & Human Rights ), ( Global Governance & Law )
Get Full Text in PDF “Currently, our world is predominantly driven by laws that put profit first. So how do we shift to a new way of being that prioritises intrinsic values? How do we shift away from valuing something for its price-tag to valuing something in and of itself, regardless of whether or not it has a pecuniary value?” In April 2010, I proposed to the United Nations a law of Ecocide. My proposal has at its heart a fundamental intrinsic value - the sacredness of all life. When we...