Should bodies of water have the same legal status as people?

Researcher Kelsey Leonard, member of the Shinnecock Nation and founder of the Wampum Lab at the University of Waterloo, delves into ocean, water and climate justice.
University of Waterloo
Earth science
Kelsey Leonard posing for a photo in front of a stone wall covered in vines.

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Kelsey Leonard’s website (including her popular TEDTalk: Why lakes and rivers should have the same rights as humans)

WAMPUM lab: An Indigenous framework to advance water security in the face of sea level rise

Find out more about the heritage of the Shinnecock Indian Nation and their connection to the sea

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