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ClientEarth is a dedicated team of lawyers and policy experts using the power of law to tackle the most pressing environmental challenges. Leveraging their policy and legal expertise along with their strong networks among government and business leaders, they advocate worldwide for environmental policy changes, stronger enforcement, and habitat preservation.
Ecocide Law is an online resource hub providing information about ecocide, which they define as “unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and either widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused by those acts.” The site, administered by Stop Ecocide International, collects existing ecocide laws, relevant research, and relevant media, with the goal of informing future ecocide laws and contributing to the development of a new international crime of ecocide.
Environmental Defense Center
Since 1977, the Environmental Defense Center has worked to protect the natural environment of California’s south central coast through education, advocacy, and legal action. They are a public interest environmental law firm that works in partnership with other community-based organizations in the area to protect the open space, wildlife, and clean water in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties.
Environmental Law & Policy Center
The Environmental Law & Policy Center is a legal advocacy organization that works to advance clean air, energy, transportation, and water solutions. Though their work is centered in the Midwest USA, and particularly around the Great Lakes, their work inspires transformational policy changes with national impacts.