Gap Fill - Ecocide - Level 5


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There could be a international law to make ecocide a . Ecocide is the destruction of the world's ecosystems. Lawyers across the are drafting a proposal to make ecocide a crime, similar to crimes against humanity, war and genocide. A professor from University College London (UCL) and a judge at the International Criminal Court are leading this . It has attracted support from European countries, and island nations at from rising sea , such as the Maldives. A UK called for ecocide to be incorporated into law.

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