ELAW partner Thuli Makama was awarded a 2010 Goldman Environmental Prize for her outstanding work defending the rights of villagers living near game parks. Thuli is Swaziland's only public interest environmental lawyer. ELAW nominated Thuli for this year's prize. Read about Thuli in the ELAW Advocate and in the following media reports from around the world.
BBC, April 19, 2010
Swazi awarded for poacher murder expose
Planet Green, April 20, 2010
Thuli Makama Defends Conservation Against Private Interests in Swaziland
The Independent, April 20, 2010
Swaziland's No 1 lady detective wins green prize