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February 22, 2024
Leading grassroots advocates from more than 40 countries are traveling to Eugene to work with the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW.) They will collaborate across borders to help communities around the globe speak out for clean air, clean water, and a healthy planet.
February 6, 2024
We are pleased to welcome two new additions to the ELAW Science Team. Fernanda and Bree started this week and will work from their homes in Santiago, Chile, and on the Oregon Coast, respectively.
January 11, 2024
Roger Mavungu Kama (center) speaks to the ELAW Team on Tuesday. ELAW is pleased to welcome its first ELAW Fellow of 2024, Roger Mavungu Kama. Roger is an attorney and the Executive Secretary of Dynamique pour le Droit, la Démocratie et le Développement Durable (D5/ASBL) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His work is in […]
December 20, 2023
Protecting the climate is the leading challenge of our time. ELAW partners around the world are working to ensure that communities that are most impacted by the climate crisis have a voice at the table and the tools they need to defend their rights and protect local ecosystems. Our lawyer
December 18, 2023
We are humbled to report that our partners at Environment People Law (EPL) in Ukraine continue their courageous work to protect communities and the environment.
December 4, 2023
ELAW partner Euren Cuevas at INSAPROMA filed criminal and civil lawsuits last Wednesday in the Dominican Republic to hold Karpowership Dominican SAS accountable for its polluting operations in the Puerto Viejo Mangrove Wildlife Preserve.
November 22, 2023
ELAW has collaborated with Dr. Fatima Diallo and her organization, CRADESC, since 2021 to support communities that will be directly impacted if planned oil exploration moves forward off Senegal’s Southwest Coast. The Saloum Delta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest Ramsar wetlands in West Africa, with over 200 islands and […]
November 3, 2023
Work to protect the human right to clean water and sanitation in Mexico, and across the region, is making strides through an alliance of environmental and human rights defenders — Agua, Nuestro Derecho (AND; Water, Our Right). Last week, ELAW Attorney Alejandra Serrano Pavón and Scientist Dr. Melissa Garren traveled to Cancún to participate in AND’s first […]