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

Grassroots Advocates Flock to Eugene


March 4, 2009

Dear friends,

  2009 ELAW Annual Meeting, Mt. Pisgah
  Annual Meeting participants at the top of Mt. Pisgah.

Victory in Liberia

February 9, 2009

Dear Friends:

Green Advocates ELAW partner Alfred Brownell has won a tremendous victory for Liberia's forests, the rule of law, and for citizens who want a voice in decisions about how their natural resources are managed.

Belize Trip Report


November 12, 2008

Belize Trip Report
by Lori Maddox

I just returned from a very full week with the Mesoamerican Legal Strategy Group in Belize. We worked in Dangriga, Hopkins, Punta Gorda, Conejo, Belmopan, and San Ignacio, with a brief two-hour visit to South Water Caye. A focus of our work was Climate Change and how it is affecting communities in the region and around the world.

Help Protect ELAW Partner in Swaziland

September 23, 2008
Thuli Makama

Dear Friends:

Swazi environmental lawyer Thuli Brilliance Makama, her family, and her organization are facing intimidating threats because of their work to protect the rights of local communities.