Do salmon have rights?


This article describes a legal battle between Seattle and the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe alleging that the city’s hydroelectric dams violate the native salmon population's rights. The case could test the Rights of Nature movement, which is a powerful tool for tribes to defend their sovereignty and the non-human relatives.

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