Protecting Whales in Baja California

April 29, 2011

Dear friends,

Whale watching in the lagoons of Baja California is a trip of a lifetime.  For ELAW Fellow Fernando Ochoa, it's just another day at the office.  We have been thrilled to host Fernando at ELAW this week, and collaborate on his work protecting some of the world's richest whale habitat from bad development projects.

The World Comes to Eugene

March 3, 2011

Dear friends,

ELAW Fellows from three continents arrived on Monday to work with us to protect communities and the environment, and to participate in the 2011 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference.  Yesterday, our partners toured NextStep Recycling, a national model for e-waste recycling here in Eugene.

Victory in Trinidad & Tobago

February 14, 2011

Dear friends,

ELAW partners in the Caribbean have won a major victory and prevented an environmental disaster.  We teamed up with local partners in Trinidad and Tobago to prevent construction of a port that would have wreaked havoc on wetlands and local fishing communities. 

Rajendra Ramlogan at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago wrote yesterday:

ELAW Welcomes Olena & Flaviano

January 13, 2011

Dear friends,

Collaborating in Costa Rica‏

December 1, 2010

Dear friends,

The world's leading grassroots advocates are gathered in Punta Leona, Costa Rica this week for the 2010 ELAW Annual Meeting.  They are collaborating on new solutions to problems stemming from coastal development, climate change, use of water resources, mining, oil development, and more.

Welcome newest ELAW Fellow, Yonghua Zhang!

September 28, 2010

Dear friends,

We are pleased to welcome Yonghua Zhang, ELAW's Laurie Prosser/Xiaoli Jiang Fellow.

David and Goliath Victory in India

September 10, 2010

Dear friends,

The tribal people of the Niyamgiri Hills in eastern India have won a David and Goliath battle protecting their ancestral lands from a London-based mining giant!

Healing Haiti

June 10, 2010

Dear friends, Jean Andre Victor: Eugene Weekly cover