Spain grants personhood status to threatened lagoon

Madrid (AFP) Sept 21, 2022

Spain granted personhood status Wednesday to a large saltwater lagoon to give its threatened ecosystem better protection, the first time such a measure has been taken in Europe.

The initiative to grant the status to the Mar Menor – one of Europe’s largest saltwater lagoons – was debated in parliament after campaigners collected over 500,000 signatures backing it.

It now becomes law aft
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