Cormac Cullinan's Wild Law

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Wild Law was a term first construed by author Cormac Cullinan to refer to human laws that consist of Earth’s jurisprudence. Politics, legal theory, physics, and ancient wisdom are foretold in Cullinan’s book Wild Law to inform and recognize a movement of nature’s rights just as human rights impacted the twenty first century. Cormac Cullinan illustrates our ability to transform our systematically industrialize society to enable our rediscovery of human’s practical role in the Earth’s system. Humanities survival depends on Earth’s health and our transformation of governance systems so that humans are reunited with the ecological matrix which includes biological perseverance and diversity. Instead of dominating nature our actions must be consistent…show more content…
Native Americans were seen as a small price compared to the industrialization of loggers, miners, and white homesteaders. With the depletion of wildlife, the United States began to recognized the importance of wildlife on the culture, economy, and religion of Native American tribes. State agencies now preside over fish and game to closely control the hunting of wildlife by setting limits on methods, seasonal harvest, and size of animals to ensure a healthy population. The Marine Mammal protection act of 1972 states “recent legislation generally forbids the taking, possession, or sale of designated species by any person subject to federal jurisdiction acting without federal permission” (U.S.C. 1372…show more content…
To rightfully evolve governance, we must look back on several ideas of jurisprudence that will celebrate diversity and recognize universal law should promote human behaviors that support the ecosystem. The Gaia theory imposes the idea of Earth being a single organism in itself which regulates its own environment and any interruptions to its cycles will cause the devastation of natural Earth. Humanity must reconsider its attempt to separate itself from the natural world and respect the environment and avoid waste or excess. It is importance we recognize or belonging to the ecosystem and become a universal network in order to preserve and protect the planet with depend on for
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