Arne Naess Symposium, Oslo: Ecocide & Leadership

Arne Naess Symposium, Oslo: Ecocide & Leadership

It is my honour to be this year’s Arne Naess Professor, here in Olso, following in the footsteps of a great man who paved the […]Read More

Hofburg Palace, Vienna: EARTHtalks

Hofburg Palace, Vienna: EARTHtalks

I write to you from Vienna, a city I know from my student days when I lived here. Now, 24 years later, I have been […]Read More

European Students’ Forum dedicated to ending ecocide

European Students’ Forum dedicated to ending ecocide

Early in November 2012 Polly spoke about ending Ecocide in Europe to around 800 young people at the European Students’ Forum’s (AEGEE) annual Agora in […]Read More

UN to launch study on environmental crime

UN to launch study on environmental crime

A new era… A decade ago Nobel Prize-winning scientist Paul Crutzen first suggested  that we are moving out of the geological Holocene phase; a 12,000 […]Read More

WISH20: End Ecocide by 2020

WISH20: End Ecocide by 2020

WISH20 is a Global Citizens Initiative to build the support for ending all Ecocides by 2020 With your help we can make it happen. All […]Read More

UN documents say Ecocide was to be the 5th Crime Against Peace

UN documents say Ecocide was to be the 5th Crime Against Peace

Polly reports on a groundbreaking discovery; Ecocide was examined for decades by the UN to be included as the fifth Crime Against Peace. Imagine my […]Read More

New German-language website

New German-language website

Brilliant news for German language speakers! A new German website has been launched, called Oekozid.org  Read More

Read the first chapter of Polly Higgins’ new book

Read the first chapter of Polly Higgins’ new book

Polly’s new book, Earth is our Business, is now out. The book expands on the proposal to make ecocide an international crime against peace. It also […]Read More

Raven’s walk across Canada for Ecocide Law

Raven’s walk across Canada for Ecocide Law

Dear friends, I want to introduce you to Raven. She is walking all the way across Canada, coast to coast, in order to raise awareness […]Read More