Polly Higgins

Polly Higgins is an international lawyer and advocate for her number one client, the Earth. She has devoted the past 7 years to examining the laws required to shift the imbalance of justice so that the Earth is restored to a place where humanity can live in harmony with nature. Her first proposal to the UN in 2009 was for Earth Rights to be recognised internationally. Her second proposal, the 5th Crime Against Peace, is the law required to govern the expansion of rights for the Earth.

Polly is author of Eradicating Ecocide, which has been nominated as a finalist for the Book of The Year Award, is a finalist of the People’s Book Prize and a nominee of the Beryl Bainbridge Prize. Polly has been Voted by the Ecologist as one of the “World’s Top 10 Visionary Thinkers.”


  1. Posted August 13, 2011 at 3:07 am | Permalink

    Crtaeed the greatest articles, you have.

  2. Posted October 16, 2011 at 8:51 pm | Permalink

    Pease contact Dr Marco Guidi of glasgow Univ. who has papers in Elsevier on “moral; debt ” mentioning Scottbader & JLP as co’s with less moral debt… a brilliant concept & we in SB are an international commonwealth AND small… as its beautiful.. but tough going.. for 60 YEARS now 600 of us .. £160m. turnover p.a…started 1920 in London ! Now a trusteeship for all its workers since 1961 !

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