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Resource Type: Curriculum Materials Learning activity

Level: Intermediate

This creative writing activity prompts students to explore the Rights of Nature movement, which seeks to give natural entities legal personhood. By writing short stories or poems from the perspective of a natural entity, students will give nature a voice, reflect on environmental ethics, and consider the complex dimensions of granting nature legal rights.

Learning outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of the Rights of Nature movement and its global impact on environmental protection.
  • Analyze the role of media in shaping public discourse on environmental issues and the Rights of Nature.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of granting legal rights to natural entities in combating environmental degradation.
  • Create media messages that advocate for the Rights of Nature and reflect on the ethical considerations involved.

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