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Re: Brown Willy for sale
Apr 15, 2017, 09:33
GLADMAN wrote:



"He said "All this land is my master's"
At that I stood shaking my head
No man has the right to own mountains
Any more than the deep ocean bed"

Ewan MacColl



Maybe in this country it all started with the Inclosure Acts as common land and shared fields were taken over by richer people and became private. Common land does have protective legal rights, as does our right to walk freely on public footpaths across private land.
There is a trend in other parts of the world to give rivers the rights of a human being, thereby protecting them for indigenous groups, as in this case in New Zealand;

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/16/new-zealand-river-granted-same-legal-rights-as-human-being

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