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The Latest On: International

May 6, 2020 | In the News: Courthouse News

Ninth Circuit Sides With Pentagon in Case Pitting Okinawa Base & Dugongs

Sarah Burt, Attorney, International Program: “This particular case may be over but the plaintiffs’ advocacy in protecting their homes, culture, and way of life is not. They are continuing to work in Japan to protect their communities from the militarization that’s taking place in Okinawa and that work will continue.”

February 21, 2020 | Feature


Australia is pursuing plans to mine millions of tons of climate-polluting coal from the traditional lands of the Wangan and Jagalingou people. Earthjustice is working alongside the Wangan and Jagalingou people to protect their land, water, and culture.

February 19, 2020 | Letter

World Heritage and Climate Change

Letter from 76 organizations and individuals concerned about the impacts of climate change on the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) of UNESCO World Heritage properties

January 8, 2020 | From the Experts

Australia Is on Fire and Its Government Is Blowing Smoke

Attorney Noni Austin explains how the Australian prime minister says the country is doing its fair share to combat the climate crisis — but Australia is now the world’s No. 1 exporter of both coal and gas.

December 17, 2019 | In the News: National Observer

Ancient Tribal Graves Threatened By Trump Border Wall

Gussie Lord, Director of Tribal Partnership, Earthjustice: “It can take a million dollars to hire consultants to find the physical documents for federal recognition, which, given the historical violence and displacement, is an almost impossible burden.”