ELAW Advocate, Winter 2014
Haiti is overfished and its reefs are threatened, but there is cause for hope: In December, a Presidential Decree named Caracol Bay part of the new Parc de Trois Baies et des Lagons aux Boeufs Marine Protected Area (MPA). This would be the second MPA approved in 2013. MPAs make is possible for fisheries and coastal habitats to regenerate. Read More

ELAW Bulletin ELAW is thrilled to learn that Abu Bakar Siddique, who was abducted April 16, 1014, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, has been returned. Abu Bakar Siddique is the husband of ELAW partner Syeda Rizwana Hasan, the winner of the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award and the 2009 Goldman Environmental Prize, and the leader of the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA). Read More

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ELAW Fellows Oksana Imetkhenova and Liubov Balandina returned to Ulan-Ude earlier this month with new tools and inspiration to protect Lake Baikal and surrounding forests. Oksana (left) and Liubov Oksana wrote: “The ELAW Fellows Program was very intense and fruitful. It helped us a lot to see with our own eyes, ask questions, and learn […] Read more

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