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  • 21 Mar 2023

    Plymouth Tree Felling – ELF’s Response

    As an environmental law charity, ELF is deeply concerned about the recent incident in Plymouth, wher...

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  • 13 Mar 2023

    ELF intervenes in ‘monster’ supreme court case

    “This case is a monster,  let us not hide from the levels of complexity this case raises̶...

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  • 28 Feb 2023

    Protecting Local Natural Reserves with the Rights of Nature Movement

    Celebrating Stewardship and Working Together for Environmental Change As awareness of the environmen...

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  • 07 Feb 2023

    ELF intervenes in Supreme Court Case

      Last year, the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) was granted permission, alongside the Good ...

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  • 01 Feb 2023

    Nature’s Voice: The Rise of the Rights of Nature in the Legal System

      INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES LEADING THE WAY In our previous blog, we introduced the concept of the...

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  • 18 Jan 2023

    The Rights of Nature: A New Era of Environmental Protection

    The Historical and Cultural Roots of the Rights of Nature For centuries, humans in the Western world...

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  • 22 Dec 2022

    ELF, Standing up for Nature – case highlights from 2022

    As ever ELF has this year seen a wide spectrum of enquiries: judicial reviews, river and marine poll...

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  • 22 Dec 2022

    Bending the curve on biodiversity loss

    Dr Joanna Smallwood, solicitor at University of Sussex, who attended COP 15, says that adoption of a...

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  • 17 Nov 2022

    Celebrating 30 years of love and rage

    Empowerment, nature and everyday heroes honoured at ELF’s 30th anniversary event This month th...

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  • 24 Oct 2022

    The law as if people and the planet matter

    Martin Polden OBE and Diana Schumacher OBE reflect on ELF’s 30th Anniversary There is a happy coin...

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