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:

Euren Cuevas in Eugene

October 21, 2009

Dear friends,

Euren Cuevas, Dominican RepublicEuren Cuevas, an environmental lawyer from the Dominican Republic, is spending the next six weeks at the ELAW office in Eugene, learning English and collaborating with ELAW staff.  We are excited to have him here with us!

Raquel wins Environmental Merit Award

June 5, 2009

Dear Friends:

Raquel Gutierrez NajeraWe congratulate ELAW partner Dr. Raquel Gutierrez Najera who will receive a
2009 Environmental Merit Award today for her inspired work protecting Lake
Chapala, Mexico's largest fresh water lake.

This award recognizes Raquel's tremendous work helping citizens speak out for