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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,...

Mary D. Nichols and State of California to Receive Environmental Achievement Award

June 18, 2014

The ELI 2014 Environmental Achievement Award will be presented to Mary D. Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, and the state of California...

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...

Water Management in Post Conflict Countries Critical to Peace Building and Economic Recovery – New Study

March 21, 2014

In times of war, water resources and infrastructure are often destroyed or become inaccessible to large segments of people living in conflict areas. Restoring these critical services can avert...

Five Things That Can Make or Break Water Solutions in the West

January 16, 2014

A new ELI guidebook puts a twist on water policy development. Focusing on what influences success, it lays out key factors that ultimately determine the success or failure of water initiatives in...