Right to a Clean Environment

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“Both aspects of [ones]’s environment, the natural and the [hu]man-made, are essential to well-being and to the enjoyment of basic human rights - even the right to life itself.”

~ Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Preface, 1972

 

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Right to a Clean Environment in the United States Fact Sheet
Learn about how the U.S. is doing in fulfilling the right to a clean environment in the United States.

Right to a Clean Environment in the United States Quiz
Test your knowledge on environmental rights in the U.S. with our downloadable quiz.
 
 
This lesson helps students understand the amount of water they use each day and develop a plan for reducing their water use.
 
This lesson helps students gain an understanding of how the environment is connected to their daily lives and human rights.
 
This lesson helps students understand their right to a clean environment and how corporations and the United States are doing in fulfilling those rights. 
 
Spring 2011 edition of The Advocates' human rights education newsletter full of lesson plans, resources, and suggestions for teaching about the right to a clean environment in the United States.  Includes ideas on how to "green" your classroom and your curriculum.