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

Another winner! ELAW partner Thuli Makama wins 2010 Goldman Prize

April 19, 2010

Thuli Makama
PHOTO: Hosea Jemba (elephants), John Antonelli (Thuli)

Dear friends,

Pellew Island Saved!

March 12, 2010

Dear friends,

PHOTO: Pellew Island, JamaicaWhat a great way to end the week!  Diana McCaulay from Jamaica wrote this morning to say that Pellew Island will be protected!

She posted this exciting news to the worldwide ELAW network: