“When the U.S. Constitution was ratified, women, indigenous peoples, and slaves were treated as property, without rights.”This isn’t over yet. In the same vein of exploitative ignorance, we’re still treating a living, life-sustaining, crucial being as property: the ecosystem. And in the process, we’re choking our own habitat — that is to say, ourselves — to death.

Source: The Rights of Nature – CounterPunch.org

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