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June 30, 2016 | Job Post

Associate Attorney



The Rocky Mountain Office of Earthjustice, located in Denver, Colorado, is seeking applicants for two Associate Attorneys to begin work in the summer or fall of 2016.

June 30, 2016

Dawa Sherpa

Dawa Y. Sherpa is the Office Assistant for Northeast regional office and the Executive Assistant for the senior staff in New York City, NY.

Dawa joined Earthjustice from IBREA, a nonprofit based in New York. She graduated from Truman State University with a B.A in Biology. She moved to New York City to pursue a career in nonprofit administration. She is a native of Nepal and has special interest in conservation of natural resources in the Asian continent.

June 29, 2016 | Blog Post

Save the Salmon To Save the Whales

In the Pacific Northwest, native coastal tribes have an adage rooted in age-old myths: no fish, no blackfish. The integral connection between orca whales and salmon has been understood since long before Europeans arrived to the region. Now, scientists are also highlighting this important link as they look to understand why whale species are in peril.


About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.