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In March, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee responded to a petition that ELC students worked on for the Mikisew Cree First Nation. The December 2014 petition argued that the Alberta tar sands and Site C dam endanger >


They may have functioned in the 1800’s, but it’s time for BC’s 19th century Gold Rush laws to change. Damage from mining can permanently poison entire watersheds, exterminate fish, poison shellfish, deform birds and fish, destroy riparian areas (needed for fish habitat and flood control), and endanger human health. Poorly regulated and aging mining infrastructure pose a >

A Taste of Oregon – Because Nature Needs Advocates

For those interested in public interest environmental law, the annual conference at the University of Oregon is the place to come together with other strategic environmental thinkers and doers. It provides an excellent opportunity for our students to connect with and learn from the broader public interest environmental law scene. This year, there was an >