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Are the rights-of-nature concepts flawed for First Nations of Australia? Dr Virginia Marshall argues that the rights-of-nature approach is antithetical to First Nations’ rights & interests to control and manage the environment. According to the scholar, the ‘rights-of-nature’ approach and legal personhood does not offer ‘appropriate redress or remedy to address historically entrenched flaws in the policy and laws of institutionalised colonial Nation States’. As such the rights-of-nature concept is simply a ‘compromise’ in which one western framework is replaced for ‘yet another non-Indigenous framework’. Read the full article here.