In an era described as the Anthropocene, current generations seem to have lost touch with Nature. On the other hand, young people are getting more and more involved in debates that influence their future, especially with regard to climate change and biodiversity loss. Since 2018, youth movements for climate justice are rising around the world, inspired by young activists like Greta Thunberg. This article uses this moment in time to introduce the importance of a powerful legal concept that challenges traditional perceptions of Nature, called ‘Rights of Nature’, and the role that it can play in youth’s efforts to confront the biggest ecological crisis of our time.

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