Bioneers 2024 Conference

Mari Margil

Executive Director | Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights

Mari Margil

Mari Margil, Executive Director of the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights, works with civil society, governments and Indigenous communities in the U.S., Ecuador, Ireland, and elsewhere, to advance Rights of Nature frameworks. She consulted with Ecuador’s Constituent Assembly to help draft the world’s first Rights of Nature constitutional provisions. Co-author of: The Bottom Line or Public Health; Exploring Wild Law: The Philosophy of Earth Jurisprudence; and Bearing Witness: The Human Rights Case Against Fracking and Climate Change; her writing has also been featured in many leading publications including The Guardian, NY Times and New Yorker. (

Panel Presentations:

The Rights of Nature Movement: Scaling Up

March 29th | 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm