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- 26 February, 2015
Grassroots leaders from East Africa were the first to arrive yesterday for the 2015 ELAW Annual International Meeting. By Saturday, more than 50 grassroots advocates from 30 countries will be here in Eugene to collaborate on their efforts back home to help communities speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. The International Meeting will be March 1 - 5, followed by the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference.
- 13 February, 2015
ELAW partners at the Mexican Environmental Law Center (CEMDA) won a great victory when Mexico's environmental protection agency (PROFEPA) canceled the massive Dragon Mart development near Cancún, and ordered developers to restore damaged ecosystems.
- 09 February, 2015
Haiti faces enormous challenges. Just as Haiti marked five years since the devastating 2010 earthquake, Haiti's parliament dissolved, leaving the country with an uncertain political future. Thousands of Haitians left homeless by the earthquake continue to suffer from cholera, starvation and water shortages.
- 28 January, 2015
ELAW partners in India, Russia, the Philippines, Pakistan, Jamaica, and around the world are making news, and ELAW is tweeting it.
- 12 January, 2015
Oksana is our latest ELAW Fellow. She traveled from Ulan-Ude in Russia's Buryatia Republic, where she is chair of the Department of Ecology, Health and Safety at the East Siberia State University of Technology and Management, where she also studies law.
- 06 January, 2015
ELAW partners in South Africa secured a major victory affirming the right to access environmental information from corporations when it is needed to protect constitutional rights.
- 29 December, 2014
10 Years Later Ten years ago, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake off the coast of Indonesia triggered the Indian Ocean tsunami. More than 225,000 people in 14 countries lost their lives. ELAW Staff Scientist Heidi Weiskel reflects on that disaster in a Guest Viewpoint in today's Register-Guard.
- 23 December, 2014
ELAW partners in Egypt at the Habi Center for Environmental Rights are celebrating victory for the community of Arab Abu Saa'id.
- 18 December, 2014
Dear friends, With the gift-giving season in full swing, please consider making a gift to ELAW to honor someone you love and protect the environment. When you make a gift to ELAW in honor of a friend or loved one, we will send the recipient a personalized, seasonal wildlife card.
- 18 December, 2014
Nobody likes trash. All over the world, we should produce less of it. Here in Eugene, we have good systems for reducing, re-using, and recycling waste. ELAW fellows from Mexico, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Slovakia, and more have taken home valuable lessons from touring our local municipal solid waste operations.