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ELAW U.S. E-Bulletins report breaking news on ELAW events and environmental victories around the globe.

  • 08 April, 2015

    ELAW eBulletin
    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

    ELAW eBulletin
    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

    ELAW eBulletin
    "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 eBulletin
    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

    ELAW eBulletin
    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.

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