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

  • 21 May, 2015

    ELAW eBulletin
    Olena Kravchenko visited Eugene this week. Olena is the Executive Director of Environment-People-Law, Ukraine's leading public interest environmental law organization. ELAW has worked with EPL for many years to conserve biodiversity, protect forests, and hold polluters accountable.

  • 12 May, 2015

    ELAW eBulletin
    Prakash Mani Sharma is a tireless environmental advocate for communities in Nepal. Prakash and his organization, the Forum for Protection of Public Interest (Pro Public) have fought for decades to protect Nepal's unique landscapes, including the glaciers of Mount Everest, the sacred Bagmati River, and Kathmandu's Balkhu -- one of the few public parks in the densely populated capital city.

  • 07 May, 2015

    ELAW eBulletin
    Communities in Veracruz, Mexico, are celebrating a federal court ruling that protects local water supplies from three mini hydro power projects proposed for the Jalacingo River. The plants would have altered the river's course to generate power for industry and disrupted traditional water systems, including freshwater springs.

  • 04 May, 2015

    ELAW eBulletin
    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

    ELAW eBulletin
    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.

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