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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.

Livelihoods Development Critical to Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery—New Study

April 3, 2015

(WASHINGTON, DC and GENEVA) In the wake of armed conflict, rebuilding livelihoods is critical to peacebuilding and economic redevelopment, according to a new study...

Interactive Map Reveals Details on Deepwater Horizon Restoration Projects

February 19, 2015

A new online interactive map from the ELI Ocean Program shows where Deepwater Horizon restoration and recovery projects are taking place...

Caribbean Nations Strive to Close Gaps in Marine Area Protections

February 12, 2015

A new ELI study will help lawmakers in the Caribbean achieve a stronger and more uniform approach toward enforcement in marine protected areas...

Nigerian Gold Mining Reform a Blueprint to Reducing Global Lead and Mercury Exposure

January 28, 2015

ELI has released a comprehensive assessment of Nigeria’s artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector, designed to improve long-term health and environmental outcomes. ...

States Key to Protecting Children from Environmental Exposures

January 28, 2015

Protecting children from environmental exposures in child care facilities is a critical need. A new report by ELI and the Children’s Environmental Health Network examines state policies and...