Within the framework of the Silbersalz international science and media festival in Germany, IRON team investigator Dr. Ilkhom Soliev (in cooperation with Dr. Stefan Knauß, Julia Schünzel, Marie Schreiber) has co-organised a public discussion focused on initiatives and research perspectives on Rights of Nature. The live-streamed panel – the prime-time event of the festival – included IRON team lead Prof. Jeremie Gilbert and advisor Shrishtee Bajpai, Researcher-Activist, KALPAVRIKSH, who were joined by Dr. Rachel Killean, Human Rights Centre, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast and Dr. Carolijn Terwindt, Lawyer, Embassy of the North Sea. The discussion was moderated by Fritz Habekuß, Journalist, Die Zeit. For further information see: https://www.silbersalz-festival.com/en/programme/silbersalz-science-media-festival-2022/rights-nature-human-survival-strategy.
This international collaborative project aimed to better understand human-environment interactions around river systems to minimize the unintended negative consequences of development on nature and people.
IRON team leader Professor Jeremie Gilbert and IRON team members Professor Anne Robertson and Dr Neil Williams discussed interdisciplinary approaches to understanding Rights of Nature.