Sri Lankan lawyer Lalanath De Silva is urging Sri Lanka`s Supreme Court to rule that citizens have a fundamental right to a healthy environment.
A transnational corporation`s illegal clearcut results in legal victory for local environmental advocates.
The Act bans incinerators for waste disposal, making the Philippines the first nation in the world to ban incinerators outright.
Lawyers in South Africa are bringing down SO2 levels in oil refinery emissions.
Panamanian lawyer Hector Huertas moved the Panamanian government to suspend a mining project until alternative methods to reduce the potential for environmental damage could be identified.
A landmark victory for Ecopravo-Lviv on issues fundamental to meaningful public participation.
The Supreme Court of Bangladesh granted standing to the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association, a non-profit organization.
Advocates in Australia challenged a developer who had illegally clearcut 30 hectares of critical habitat for koalas, drained wetlands and built roads.
The ELAW network responded quickly to an urgent call for help in Colombia.
A proposed cement plant in the Philippines violated the law. Advocates worked with local communties to convince local government officials to reject the company`s plans.