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New Guide Offers Best Practices For Drafting Marine Spatial Planning Legislation

May 20, 2020

(Washington, D.C.)— Countries are increasingly turning to marine spatial planning to assess and organize present and future uses of their ocean environments. While resources on how to create a...

New Earth Day Report Shows Broad Judicial Agreement on Climate Science

April 22, 2020

(Washington, DC): Climate change and climate science have been the subject of a great deal of discussion and political controversy here in the United States. In this era of information and...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Four New Members to its Leadership Council

March 30, 2020

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce four new members have joined its Leadership Council: Mason Emnett; Brian D. Israel; John Lovenburg; and Wei “Kevin...

Innovative Thinking From Legal Academia Highlighted at the 2020 ELI-Vanderbilt Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

March 10, 2020

Washington, D.C.: Leading scholars, policymakers, and attorneys are invited to join the Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt University Law School at their...