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ELI and Partners Announce Massive Open Online Course to Make Natural Resources a Source of Cooperation Rather Than Conflict

November 6, 2017

(Washington, DC): Marking the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, U.N. Environment and partner organizations are pleased to announce a...

Award-Winning Game by ELI and Partners Now Available for Sale!

November 2, 2017

(Washington, DC): Last summer, the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) announced that “Cards Against Calamity,”...

Scott Pruitt’s EPA: “Back to Basics” or Slash and Burn?

November 1, 2017

(Washington, DC): EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s “back to basics” agenda for the Agency suggests a renewed focus on the fundamentals of environmental protection. But according to a new article...

ELI's John Pendergrass Receives Distinguished Service Award at ANSI’s 2017 Leadership and Service Awards

October 24, 2017

(Washington, DC):  John (Jay) Pendergrass, Vice President of Programs & Publications at the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), was recognized at the American National Standards Institute’...