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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.

Tapping Full Potential: Improving Benefits from Wetland, Stream Conservation Projects

September 18, 2014

ELI and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have released a new handbook to advance the use of a watershed approach in the selection, design and siting of wetland and stream restoration and protection...

Antigua and Barbuda Sign Landmark Ocean Management Regulations

August 14, 2014

Caribbean citizens celebrated this week as the Barbuda Council signed a sweeping set of new ocean management regulations for Barbuda that zone its coastal waters, strengthen its fisheries...

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,...

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...