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Mary D. Nichols and State of California to Receive Environmental Achievement Award—Special Award Presentation by Rep. Henry Waxman

U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman will present the ELI 2014 Environmental Achievement Award to Mary D. Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, and the state of California whose national environmental leadership stretches back at least to the 1960s...

Tapping Full Potential: Improving Benefits from Wetland, Stream Conservation Projects

ELI and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have released a new handbook to advance the use of a watershed approach in the selection, design and siting of wetland and stream restoration and protection projects, including projects required by compensatory mitigation.

Now Accepting Papers for Annual Writing Competition

ELI invites law students to submit papers for the 2014-2015 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition. Students currently enrolled in law school are eligible, including students who will graduate in 2015...

Antigua and Barbuda Sign Landmark Ocean Management Regulations

Caribbean citizens celebrated this week as the Barbuda Council signed a sweeping set of new ocean management regulations for Barbuda that zone its coastal waters, strengthen its fisheries management, and establish a network of marine sanctuaries...

Multinational Firms and NGO Team Up to Offer Royalty-Free Environmental Patents

ELI the steward of the web platform for the Eco-Patent Commons, a collection of patents pledged for royalty-free use by companies and intellectual property rights holders around the world to make it easier and faster to innovate and implement processes that improve and protect the global environment.