Environmental constitutional rights are increasingly used as a strategy to protect the environment, with more than seventy countries acknowledging environmental rights in their constitutions. However, constitutions are inherently anthropocentric, making environmental rights created therein of- ten inseparable from human rights. This paper will examine how environ- mental constitutional rights are insufficient due to the anthropocentric nature of constitutions and argue for the need for a more biocentric approach.
Recommended CitationChristen Maccone, Should Environmental Protection Be Through Anthropocentric Rights?, 41 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 78 (2023)
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