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A Global Initiative to Protecting Whales Through Legal Personhood, Championed by Indigenous Leaders

Indigenous leaders from New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, and the Cook Islands have come together to sign a treaty granting legal personhood to whales. This significant step, spearheaded by Māori conservationist Mere Takoko, aims to exert pressure on governments to take more substantial actions in safeguarding these majestic sea mammals. “What we aim to accomplish here […]

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