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1st June 2022

Honouring Thomas Berry – The Founding Father of Earth Jurisprudence

Today we honour Thomas Berry and mark the 13th anniversary of his passing. A luminary of ecological thinking and the father of Earth Jurisprudence, his work has rippled across the… Read More

19th April 2021

Earth Jurisprudence: what you need to know

As part of our first ever Earth Jurisprudence week, we share the four key things you need to know about Earth Jurisprudence- what it is, where the idea comes from… Read More

6th April 2020

Earth Jurisprudence: law for an animate Earth

How could a sea-change in our legal system, from a human to an Earth-centred approach, help re-balance the broken relationship many societies have with Nature? Carlotta Byrne, Gaia’s Earth Jurisprudence… Read More

31st May 2019

Earth Jurisprudence: Our guide at a time of emergence and emergencies

Originally published by EcoHustler. 31st May 2019. June 1st marks 10 years since the passing of philosopher and ‘geologian’ Thomas Berry, who introduced the world to the term ‘Earth Jurisprudence’… Read More

30th May 2019

What does the Earth desire? Celebrating the life and legacy of ‘geologian’ Thomas Berry

We are not lacking in the dynamic forces needed to create the future. We live immersed in a sea of energy beyond all comprehension. But this energy, in an ultimate… Read More

30th May 2019

Interactive Story: De-mystifying Earth Jurisprudence

What will it take to shift our societies off our current destructive path and re-establish harmony with Nature? Through words, images and video, this interactive story explores this critical question… Read More

29th May 2019

Earth Jurisprudence: Rooting rebellion in nature

Gaia’s Director, Liz Hosken, reflects on the legacy of philosopher and ‘geologian’ Thomas Berry, and why his central idea- Earth Jurisprudence- can be a guiding light for emerging movements defending… Read More

29th May 2019

Simon Mitambo: Decolonisation, Climate Change and Earth Jurisprudence in Kenya

On this Madaraka (Independence) Day – let us embrace the urgency, and commit to restoring our ecosystems, defending them against destructive projects and policies and support and learn from those… Read More