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ClientEarth

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.

Link: ClientEarth [ https://www.clientearth.org/ ]

Action: Join Us [ https://www.clientearth.org/join-us/ ]

Ecocide Law

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.

Link: Ecocide Law [ https://ecocidelaw.com/ ]

Action: 2023 Symposium [ https://ecocidelaw.com/symposium/ ]

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.

Link: Environmental Defense Center [ https://www.environmentaldefensecenter.org/ ]

Action: Donate [ https://www.environmentaldefensecenter.org/edc-donate/ ]

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.

Link: Environmental Law & Policy Center [ https://elpc.org/ ]

Action: Take Action [ https://elpc.org/take-action/ ]