Two members of the Riverine Rights, Rahul Ranjan and Catalina Vallejo, were invited to New York. Both of them presented research work on the law and rights of nature
. These papers, along with other contributors will become a volume as the outcome of the conference. The conference was held in person by convening of leading thinkers and doers from diverse fields, from environmental and human rights law to philosophy to biological sciences to Indigenous advocacy to storytelling and communications. As a truly interdisciplinary convening, the conference broke through the traditional silos that limit the exchange of ideas and perspectives, promote new and creative ways of thinking, and facilitate the development of the substantive details that will put the rights of nature approach on firmer ground.
By Rahul Ranjan