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Pauline Helène "Polly" Higgins (4 July 1968 – 21 April 2019) was a Scottish barrister, author, and environmental lobbyist, described by Jonathan Watts in her obituary in The Guardian as, "one of the most inspiring figures in the green movement". She left her career as a lawyer to focus on environmental advocacy, and unsuccessfully lobbied the United Nations Law Commission to recognise ecocideas an international crime . Higgins wrote three books, including Eradicating Eco…
Polly is sadly no longer with us. She passed away on Easter Day 21st April 2019 after a rapid cancer. Her legacy and work continues with an expanding team, co-ordinated by Polly’s close colleague Jojo Mehta (who co-founded the Stop Ecocide public campaign with Polly in 2017). Stop Ecocide campaign website HERE
Polly Higgins, one of the most inspiring figures in the green movement, has died aged 50. Higgins, a British barrister, led a decade-long campaign for “ecocide” to be recognised as a crime against...
Polly Higgins was named as one of the world’s top 10 visionary thinkers. Photograph: David Levene/The Guardian What would it take to create a …
Polly Higgins Earth Lawyer - 1968-2019 22 hrs · “The function of law, in part, is to change consciousness, and the absence of any international crime concerning massive damage to the environment basically sends a signal that it’s OK to do that...I have kids and I want to do my bit for future generations.”
Polly Higgins Earth Lawyer - 1968-2019. 16 hrs · Event: "Green Criminology: The Case for the Crime of Ecocide" Sat 23 January 2021 - 16:00 – 19:00 GMT Human Rights lawyer Kate Mackintosh; founder member of the ecocide law expert drafting panel, and Jojo Mehta; Chair of the Stop Ecocide Foundation, will lead participants through the legal and ...
Polly Higgins is a pioneer; since stepping down from her legal practice as a court advocate, she devotes her time to one client – the Earth.
Barrister and activist known as 'lawyer for the Earth', Polly Higgins, tells her recent transformative experience taking time out walking in New Forest where...
In 2010, Polly Higgins, a British barrister, defined ecocide as “extensive damage... to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of …
In March 2010, British "earth lawyer" Polly Higgins submitted to the United Nations an amendment to the Rome Statute, proposing that "ecocide" be legally recognized as …
With that Polly Higgins turned her back on her career as a barrister and set her mind to protecting her new client. Her initial research took her to the Rights of Nature movement and the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth in Bolivia in 2010. “But” says Jojo “what she realised fairly quickly is that rights are only any use ...
Polly Higgins was a pioneer; since stepping down from her legal practice as a court advocate, she devoted her time to one client – the Earth.
Ecocide has always been a moral crime, but British lawyer Polly Higgins sees it differently: 'until it is legally a crime it's not going to be thought of as wrong. Banks are willing to put our money - public money - into some of the most destructive practices on …
Environmental lawyer Polly Higgins, best known for campaigning for 'ecocide' to be recognized as a crime against humanity, has died from cancer aged 50. The British barrister gave up her high-level job and sold her home to dedicate herself to her cause, lobbying legislation makers and writing the book Eradicating Ecocide, among other actions.
Polly Higgins is an international environmental lawyer and an activist. She was voted one of the “World's Top-10 Visionary Thinkers” by the Ecologist Magazine.
The definition submitted to the UN Law Commission by Polly Higgins in 2010 is as follows: Ecocide is extensive loss, damage or destruction of ecosystems of a given territory(ies)… such that the peaceful enjoyment of the inhabitants has been or will be severely diminished.
About Polly Higgins UK based barrister Polly Higgins is best known for being the lead authority for Ecocide law - an international law to criminalise ecosystem destruction. Her first book, Eradicating Ecocide (2nd Edition 2015) won the People's Book Prize in 2011.
Polly Higgins: Earth Lawyer Juliana Muniz Westcott, a committed Earth Protector, recently created this charming children's book about our visionary co-founder Polly Higgins. Without funds or time to approach a publisher she has made the on-demand version available for now.
Dr Gail Bradbrook, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, said: “Polly Higgins was a great soul, an inspiration and a friend. Her encouragement and practical support helped us to get Extinction Rebellion going. We will all miss her so much but know she is with us as we take her work forwards to protect life on Earth.”
Lawyer and visionary thinker Polly Higgins, who campaigned for ecocide to be internationally recognized as a crime on par with genocide and war crimes, died Sunday at the age of 50.She had been diagnosed with an aggressive cancer last month and given just weeks to live. , "Her legacy lives on in all those who continue the fight for #ClimateJustice
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Polly Higgins found herself staring out of courtroom windows during a high-profile corporate injury trial …
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This site is administered by the Stop Ecocide Foundation and the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law
Polly Higgins was born on July 4, 1968 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland as Pauline Helène Higgins. She was married to Ian Lawrie. She died on April 21, 2019 in the UK. See full bio »
Polly Higgins, an expert in ecocidal crimes, co-founded Ecological Defence Integrity (EDI), whose mission is to promote the classification of ecocide as an international crime, thus prohibiting and preventing further devastation of life on Earth. EDI is the only NGO in the world working towards this goal.
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Polly Higgins was born in 1968 and spent her childhood in the west of Scotland, in Stirlingshire and the Highlands. Her years as a barrister in London courts, where she represented both individuals and corporations...
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— Polly Higgins. Polly Higgins, Earth’s lawyer, focused on making Ecocide the fifth crime against peace under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court by 2020. Her untimely death has energized her followers to realize this goal. Polly’s Ecocide act gives primacy of jurisdiction over national governments’ law.
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Summary: Polly Higgins's birthday is 01/05/1982 and is 38 years old. Previously city included Springfield MO. Sometimes Polly goes by various nicknames including Polly Anna Higgins and Polly A Higgins. Polly maintains relationships with many people -- family, friends, associates, ...
As envisioned by ecocide’s rising star, Polly Higgins, who recently addressed the United Nations promoting a Universal Declaration of Planetary Rights, the …
Polly Higgins is a international environmental lawyer, barrister and initiator of Planetary Rights. Section heading Edit. In November 2008 Polly was invited to address the United Nations on the call for a Universal Declaration of Planetary Rights, the 'hard law' to provide global governance and restoration for the planet at the UK & Northern Ireland conference on Climate Change.
Polly Higgins starts with the legal fact that all non-human nature is treated either as property or as common resource. In neither instance is the environment, nor all that lives within it, afforded the protections of legal personality that can be claimed by human or corporate legal persons.
Polly Higgins team is currently working with a number of small states around the Equatorial belt (the most affected countries by the environmental damage). These states can take forward the proposal of Ecocide as an international crime into the international criminal court – because they have the legal standing to do that, while petitions don ...
Visionaries: Polly Higgins. The Ecologist | 1st April 2009 ‘The planet is currently enslaved to humans abusing its inherent rights – the right not to be enslaved or polluted,’ says environmentalist and barrister Polly Higgins. The law is not a perfect tool, but …
In 2010, the late Polly Higgins, a British barrister and environmental lobbyist, defined ecocide as “extensive damage… to such an extent that peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants of that territory has been or will be severely diminished.” In 2017, Higgins and environmental activist Jojo Mehta founded the Stop Ecocide campaign. Overseen ...
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed ), memorial page for Polly Higgins (1932–unknown), Find a Grave Memorial no. 18017706, citing Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Buford, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by BigMamaFolk (contributor 46535533) .
Over the last several years the movement’s primary spokeswoman, Polly Higgins, traveled the world proselytizing to much fanfare and increasing acceptance. She even presented at the UN.
Polly Higgins is a woman on the hunt. And you get the sense that, after decades of working towards holding powerful polluters to account, her prey may finally be in sight. “When you're looking at any crime, you're looking at who are your suspects,” she tells me in a soft Scottish accent that belies the hard truths she regularly delivers.
Mary Polly Higgins was born in North Carolina. In 1818 she married Richard Golden in Lincoln County, Georgia. They lived in Alabama from 1830 until 1841 when they moved to Panola County Texas. The children of Richard Golden and Mary "Polly" Higgins are: Lucinda Golden 1819-1852 Elizabeth Louise Golden 1823-Unknown Catherine Leona Golden 1825-1865
An early definition was submitted to the UN Law Commission by Polly Higgins, the late Scottish barrister who led the battle for ecocide to be recognized as a crime against humanity.
Polly Higgins, an international lawyer, the author of Eradicating Ecocide. Ecocide is damage to ecosystems such that peaceful enjoyment of a territory by all its inhabitants is severely diminished or lost. Her goal is to make ecocide, like genocide, a UN-recognized “crime against peace.”
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