At home with nature

“Don Gayton of Summerland fuses the personal with the ecological in his 8th book, a paean to the natural and human history of his adopted Okanagan Valley homeland. We sample his style here.FULL STORY

 

 

Animals as beings

September 28th, 2020

Legally, animals are defined as property, often leading to their inhumane mistreatment. In Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders (UTP $34.95), University of Victoria law professor, Maneesha Deckha, suggests a new legal term – “beingness” – as an alternative to “personhood” – as a way to legally recognize animals and value them for who they are and protect them from exploitation. 9781487525873

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