These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon

In a growing trend, legal precedent is being set by kids, often as young as 6 or 7 years of age, whereby they are suing polluters and having their cases heard. As the beneficiaries of the planet we leave them, it is only right that their voices be heard by those who are bound to protect them.

It looked like a long shot when 25 kids, aged 7 to 26, sued the government of Colombia for failing to protect the environment. Never before had a climate change case been heard in Latin America , the charges seemed too far-reaching, and environmental degradation has been accelerating in […]

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