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- 04 May, 2015
Dear friends, Please help ELAW protect clean air, clean water, and healthy ecosystems by participating in The Seattle Foundation's online giving event, GiveBIG.
- 22 April, 2015
The ELAW network is built on personal bonds, forged over many years. Today, we honor Calvin Sandborn who we have worked with for years to win justice for British Columbia First Nations and communities across Canada.
- 08 April, 2015
Last week, Erica Goode at The New York Times reported on the struggle to save a threatened and curious creature: "With its scaly exterior, peculiar body shape and propensity for rolling into an armored ball when threatened, the pangolin has invited comparison to the artichoke and the pine cone."
- 02 April, 2015
Jamaica's infamous Riverton City Dump, the only authorized dump for the capital city of Kingston, caught fire March 11, sending hundreds to the hospital and closing 50 schools and over 30 businesses. The Riverton dump burns regularly, but the March fire was of historic proportions.
- 12 March, 2015
"It can be lonely back home, working in the public interest," says Sofiya Shutiak, Staff Attorney at Environment-People-Law in Ukraine, one of more than 50 grassroots leaders from 30 countries that met in Yachats, Oregon, last week for the 2015 ELAW Annual International Meeting.
- 10 March, 2015
ELAW partners around the world are collaborating to seek justice for the communities that are poised to suffer the worst consequences of climate change.
- 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.