Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide OR

The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) gives public interest lawyers and scientists around the world the skills and resources they need to protect the environment through law. Grassroots lawyers from ten countries founded ELAW in 1989. Today, more than 300 grassroots lawyers and scientists in 60 countries participate in the ELAW network. By giving ELAW partners the legal and scientific support they need, ELAW helps challenge environmental abuses and builds a worldwide corps of skilled, committed advocates working to protect ecosystems and communities for generations to come. ELAW also partners publish guides to citizen participation, train community "paralegals" to represent community interests