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

October 22, 2014

On October 21, U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman presented the ELI 2014 Environmental Achievement Award to Mary D. Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, and the...

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

September 18, 2014

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...

Antigua and Barbuda Sign Landmark Ocean Management Regulations

August 14, 2014

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...

Toyota’s Elizabeth Gibson Joins ELI Leadership Council

June 19, 2014

ELI is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Gibson to our Leadership Council. Elizabeth is Managing Counsel for Toyota, based in the national headquarters of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in Torrance,...

With Half the Planet Up for Grabs, a Call for Deep Ocean Stewardship

May 16, 2014

In the May 16 issue of Science, ELI Ocean Program Co-Director Dr. Kathryn Mengerink and co-authors...