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- 16 October, 2014
Scientists at the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide use Google Earth to "ground truth" environmentally destructive proposals across the world, writes Camilla Mortensen in today's Eugene Weekly.
- 09 October, 2014
Partners at Environment-People-Law say clean, green, energy independence will protect Ukrainians and fragile resources while boosting national security.
- 01 October, 2014
More than 70 advocates from 38 countries converged in Berlin by train and plane two weeks ago for the ELAW International Annual Meeting, hosted by the Independent Institute for Environmental Concerns (UfU), our German partner organization.
- 09 September, 2014
ELAW is helping lawyers around the world protect communities and the environment, and they need help from scientists.
- 03 September, 2014
A long-fought battle to protect the water supply of Mehdiganj was won last week when Coca-Cola abandoned its newly built, expanded bottling plant near Varanasi, India.
- 28 August, 2014
Congratulations to ELAW advocate Alejandra Serrano and her team at the Mexican Environmental Law Center for their work defending communities and Mexico's Riviera Maya!
- 20 August, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Status of Crimea's Natural Reserves Uncertain Eugene, OR, August 20, 2014 -- Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide partners in Ukraine are concerned about the fate of protected natural areas in Crimea. "The status of Charivna Havan National Park, Yalta Mountain Forest Reserve, Cape Martyan Reserve, and three other natural reserves are uncertain," says Olena Kravchenko, Executive Director of Environment-People-Law, based in Lviv, Ukraine.
- 18 August, 2014
The Nicaraguan government has revealed the route for a canal it plans to build across the country with help from a Hong Kong-based company.
The proposed canal would stretch 173 miles, about three times the length of the Panama Canal. It would originate at Punta Gorda in the Caribbean, pass through Lake Nicaragua, and end at Brito, a port on the Pacific Ocean.
- 13 August, 2014
Last weekend, Live Mint & Wall Street Journal celebrated the work of three ELAW partners -- Norma and Claude Alvares at the Goa Foundation and Ritwick Dutta at the Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE). This dynamic trio and other inspired advocates in India co-hosted our 2012 ELAW Annual Meeting.
- 30 July, 2014
Proposed large-scale mining is raising concerns among residents of remote communities in Ecuador. Copper mining is underway, new mines are proposed, and citizens fear their voices will not be heard.