Cormac Cullinan is a practicing environmental lawyer, author, speaker, and advocate for the rights of Nature based in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a director of the Wild Law Institute and the specialist environmental law firm Cullinan & Associates Inc.. He has drafted environmental treaties, legislation and policies in many countries. His groundbreaking book Wild Law A Manifesto for Earth Justice (2002) pioneered Earth Jurisprudence and has played a significant role in informing and inspiring the growing Rights of Nature movement. Cormac led the drafting of the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth (proclaimed on 22 April 2010 in Bolivia) and is a founder and Executive Committee member of the Global Alliance for Rights of Nature.