Advocates around the world are learning lessons from a Costa Rican lawyer`s success using law to restore a damaged ecosystem.
ELAW advocates are challenging the World Bank to address environmental concerns about hyacinth removal raised by communities around Nyanza Gulf.
In Papua New Guinea, logging companies have been ordered to stay off the Maisin people`s native forest land while the case goes forward.
Local lawyer Konstantin Lebedev single-handedly took on the government for contaminating Seversk, jeopardizing its residents and failing to inform citizens of the dangers of radiation.
Lawyers in Tanzania won an injunction preventing destruction of the largest remaining contiguous mangrove forest in East Africa.
Sri Lankan lawyer Lalanath De Silva is urging Sri Lanka`s Supreme Court to rule that citizens have a fundamental right to a healthy environment.
A transnational corporation`s illegal clearcut results in legal victory for local environmental advocates.
The Tijuana Arbitration Board awarded the victims 100% of the compensation they were seeking.
The Act bans incinerators for waste disposal, making the Philippines the first nation in the world to ban incinerators outright.
Advocates in Australia challenged a developer who had illegally clearcut 30 hectares of critical habitat for koalas, drained wetlands and built roads.
Panamanian lawyer Hector Huertas moved the Panamanian government to suspend a mining project until alternative methods to reduce the potential for environmental damage could be identified.
The ELAW network responded quickly to an urgent call for help in Colombia.
A landmark victory for Ecopravo-Lviv on issues fundamental to meaningful public participation.
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh granted standing to the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, a non-profit organization.
Lawyers in South Africa are bringing down SO2 levels in oil refinery emissions.
A proposed cement plant in the Philippines violated the law. Advocates worked with local communties to convince local government officials to reject the company`s plans.