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The Environmental Law Institute is widely respected as “a nonpartisan organization specializing in legal analysis and not known for taking sides in political fights,” as the New York Times has noted. When members of the media, private bar, government, business, and public interest organizations seek expert information on environmental law and policy, they turn to ELI.

Ambassadors and Experts Examine New Developments in Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

April 25, 2012

(NEW YORK) — On April 24, 70 ambassadors, international experts and researchers met to examine recent lessons from more than 60 countries in managing natural resources to support peacebuilding and...

2012 National Wetlands Awards

April 11, 2012

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute announced today the recipients of the prestigious National Wetland Awards—individual stewards from across the country who have been recognized...

Environmental Law Institute Receives Grant to Support Climate Change Adaptation in Mexico

February 24, 2012

(Washington, DC) — The Council of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) announced the winners of grants under the CEC’s North American Partnership for Environmental...

Environmental Law Institute Elects NRDC Co-Founder Edward L. Strohbehn Jr. as New Board Chair

January 9, 2012

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to announce the election of Edward L. Strohbehn Jr. as our new Board Chairman. He has been a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP...

Cooperation is Key to Gulf Habitat Protection and Restoration

December 8, 2011

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and El Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA) have released two reports assessing the legal and institutional frameworks for...