Whilst the basic rights of many people are still waiting to be recognized, a next step seems to expand the concept of human rights to being applied outside mere human beings elsewhere. The humanization of nature has been around for a long time. Lately it has reared its head again in many corners of the world, gaining more traction than it did in the 1970’s when first brought forward. A while back it was heatedly discussed in Germany whether trees have feelings. The jury is still out on many things on that one.