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ELAW E-Bulletin Archive
- 14 May, 2013
ELAW eBulletin Only 400 Asiatic Lions are left in the world. They all live in and around Gir National Park in the State of Gujarat, India. With all the lions living in one place, an epidemic could wipe out the entire population.
- 17 April, 2013
ELAW eBulletin ELAW partner and Oceana Attorney Audrey Matura has won a groundbreaking victory protecting the Belize Barrier Reef, the Laughing Bird Caye National Park, and Half Moon Caye Natural Monument from reckless oil development. Yesterday, a judge handed down a decision declaring six offshore oil contracts null and void.
- 12 April, 2013
ELAW eBulletin Plans by Barrick Gold to remove a glacier in the Andes to make way for a gold mine have been shelved by a Chilean court.
- 02 April, 2013
ELAW eBulletin ELAW Fellow Nataliya Horodetska arrived from Lviv on Sunday. This is orientation week for her at the University of Oregon's American English Institute. Nataliya will be with us for 10 weeks, to collaborate on her work as Legal Advisor at Environment People Law and improve her English.
- 06 March, 2013
ELAW eBulletin Environmental leaders from around the world traveled to Eugene last week for the 2013 ELAW Annual Meeting. Participants arrived from Chad, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay, Mongolia, Kenya, Pakistan, Ecuador, and 20 other countries.
- 25 January, 2013
ELAW eBulletin ELAW was the Featured Beneficiary of the 2013 Dance for a Reason benefit at the Hult Center in Eugene, Oregon.
- 24 January, 2013
ELAW eBulletin For years, toxic waste from a lead mine had contaminated water, soil and aquatic wildlife around Klity Creek. ELAW helped our partners at EnLAW with information about the toxic impacts of lead contamination; EnLAW then obtained a judgement from a Thai court ordering the government to clean up the creek and compensate ethnic Karen villagers in Kanchanaburi province, west of Bangkok.
- 11 January, 2013
ELAW eBulletin Bazarsad Nanjindorj, an attorney who collaborates with the Centre for Human Rights and Development, arrived from Ulaanbaatar this week. He is working to protect communities and wild spaces in Mongolia from polluting mines.
- 13 November, 2012
ELAW eBulletin ELAW is thrilled to welcome Alejandra Serrano to Eugene. She joins ELAW Fellows Ana Lucia Maya from Colombia, Thuli Makama from Swaziland, and Emilio d'Cuire from Honduras who arrived earlier this year.
- 10 October, 2012
ELAW eBulletin ELAW partner Kenneth Kakuru and his team at Greenwatch are celebrating the ruling by Uganda's High Court of Kampala that plastic bags, commonly referred to as "kaveera," violate the right of citizens to a clean and healthy environment. The Court ordered that a bill be drafted "expeditiously" to regulate the use of all plastics less than 100 microns.