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Biodiversity and Human Rights: an intrinsic connection

Biodiversity and Human Rights: an intrinsic connection

By Estefania Monaco* It should be an obvious statement: biodiversity is essential for the enjoyment of human rights. After all, if the Earth cannot sustain plant or animal life, how could it sustain human life? It is a sad sign of our times that our leaders and many...

Statelessness and the Syrian Conflict

Statelessness and the Syrian Conflict

By Dilys Hartley* Being stateless ultimately means having no nationality and having no nationality usually means having no documents to prove your identity. People can become stateless for many reasons, two of which are conflict and forced displacement. Conflict not...