Transboundary

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Ganges, Yamuna get ‘living entity’ status

Following New Zealand, an Indian court also announced it’s two rivers as ‘living entity’. In a ruling, a High Court (HC) in India has given the river Ganges and the…

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New Zealand river first in the world to be given legal human status

A river in New Zealand has become the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a person. The New Zealand parliament passed the bill recognising…

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