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Give legal rights to animals, trees and rivers, say experts

Report for Law Society says framework is essential for future interactions with the environment and biotechnology

Granting legal rights and protections to non-human entities such as animals, trees and rivers is essential if countries are to tackle climate breakdown and biodiversity loss, experts have said.

The authors of a report titled Law in the Emerging Bio Age say legal frameworks have a key part to play in governing human interactions with the environment and biotechnology.

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