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- 04 March, 2014
We were surprised and thrilled Saturday night to learn that we were receiving the 2014 David Brower Lifetime Achievement Award. The students of Land Air Water, the organizers of the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC), awarded us this high honor.
- 27 February, 2014
ELAW Fellows and visitors from five continents have come together in Eugene to work with the ELAW team. Read about the inspiring work of partners from Uganda, Panama, Turkey, and Mongolia in the current Eugene Weekly.
- 20 February, 2014
ELAW's newest Fellow, Harriet Bibangambah from Kampala, Uganda, arrived on Monday. Over the next two weeks she will work with the ELAW team to strengthen her organization, Greenwatch. She will also attend the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) and meet ELAW partners from around the world.
- 10 February, 2014
We are pleased to announce 10 years of collaboration with Defensa Ambiental del Noroeste (DAN) -- an inspiring organization of dedicated environmental leaders working to protect Mexico's Baja California. DAN attorney Maria Llano stopped by our office last week to celebrate our partnership and discuss the threat of an enormous open pit gold mine proposed for Sierra La Laguna Biosphere Reserve.
- 30 January, 2014
When tourists visit Panama, they enjoy the beaches, islands, and mountain forests. ELAW Staff Scientist Heidi Weiskel was in Panama this month with a different agenda. Heidi used her marine ecologist's eye to take in what's threatening Panama's natural environment. She joined ELAW partners to tour a new highway project that has cut through Panama Bay, the site of a proposed mega-port near Colon, and the site of a gold and copper mine that threatens the Tonosi and Quema Rivers on the Azuero Peninsula.
- 23 January, 2014
In Africa, corporations seeking oil, gas, gold, and timber threaten agricultural lands, waterways, and national parks. ELAW is working with local advocates to level the playing field for threatened communities.
- 09 January, 2014
Attorney Baigalimaa Nyamdavaa from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, will be with us for 10 weeks. This is her first time in the United States.
- 06 January, 2014
ELAW partners are speaking out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet. Enjoy some recent press clips featuring our partners in Tanzania, India, and Israel.
- 26 December, 2013
After four hard fought years, the National Green Tribunal has shelved a coal-fired power plant proposed for Komarada Village in Andhra Pradesh. Ritwick filed the case on behalf of Samata, a social justice organization that defends the rights of the Adivasi people in Andhra Pradesh.
- 13 December, 2013
The people of Ukraine are demanding democracy, and ELAW co-founder John Bonine is there to witness. John arrived in Lviv earlier this week and is now in Kyiv with ELAW partners at Environment-People-Law (EPL).