Internationally renowned visionary and legal pioneer Polly Higgins died peacefully on Easter Sunday after being diagnosed the previous month with a rapid and pervasive cancer. She was 50 years old. Polly had spent the last few – and happiest – years of her life living in the popular Gloucestershire town of Stroud, where for the first time she felt part of a truly supportive local community.

Polly’s mission, to which she dedicated her last 10 years, was taking forward an international crime of ecocide to stand alongside war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity at the International ...


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