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Past CEJ Events
February 4, 2011
The Center for Earth Jurisprudence presented “Water Justice for All,” the second annual Future Generations Conference, on Friday, February 4, 2011, at the Barry University School of Law in Orlando. The keynote speaker was Maude Barlow, chair of the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch and former senior advisor on water to the president of the United Nations General Assembly. The conference also featured Jennifer Greene, M.Ed., who discussed the life-giving resource and practical ways of managing it; Sister Patricia Siemen, Esq., who explored a developing water ethic that can enhance current water policies; and other state and local experts who discussed Florida’s waters and the larger implications of topics such as the impacts of various rules governing Florida’s waters.
A couple of the presentations can be viewed:
“State and Regional Perspectives: Water Quality & Conservation in Florida”
Kariena Veaudry, Executive Director
Florida Native Plant Society
“Recognizing & Protecting Good Water”
Hopping Green & Sams
Sr. Pat Siemen on Rights of Nature at TEDxJacksonville 2013View video full screen on YouTube.
Florida’s Water and Land LegacyCongratulations to all who are working diligently and passionately in support of Amendment 1 on the November 2014 ballot. More than 960,000 voters signed petitions to place The Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment on the ballot. Learn more about Amendment 1 at VoteYeson1FL.org.
CEJ Events & PresentationsLiving Cosmology: Christian Responses to Journey of the Universe
Panel Presentation on Cosmology, Law, and Earth Jurisprudence by Sister Pat Siemen
November 7-9, 2014
Yale Divinity School
New Haven, CT
For more information, go to Journey of the Universe: Living Cosmology.
The Myth & Magic of Florida Springs
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Spring Field Trip
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Building an Earth Democracy: Protecting the Rights of Mother Earth & Humanity
February 2-6, 2015
Doon Valley, Dehradun, India
Join Dr. Vandana Shiva, PhD, Dr. Mira Shiva, MD, and Sister Patricia Siemen, OP, JD for a residential workshop at Navdanya's Earth University to examine the Rights of Mother Earth, and the customs and laws that protect all inhabitants' rights of exist, regenerate, and thrive.
Contact: Dr. Vinod Bhatt - vinod (at) navdanya.net or Patricia Siemen - psiemen (at) barry.edu
Discover more at Navdanya.org.
Friday, November 7, 2014 ~ 5 - 9 p.m.
October 31 - December 5, 2014
St. Augustine, FL
Poet Terri Witek and visual artist Cyriaco Lopes collaborate to create a soundscape performance that combines poems with photographs on fabric, physically and philosophically investigating their home waters. Visit the Flagler College website for more information.
Save the Date!
Public Interest Environmental Conference
February 12-14, 2015
Details coming soon!
Save the Date!
Environmental and Earth Law Summit
April 9, 2015
Barry University School of Law
Details coming soon!
Learning to See Naturally ~ Nature Journaling WorkshopsVisit our nature journaling blog, Learning to See Naturally, for poems, photos, stories and other nature-inspired creative works from our workshop participants.
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