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April 7, 2017 | Article

Saving Coral Reefs from Death by Fossil Fuels

Earthjustice staff urge the World Heritage Committee to put pressure on big polluters to stop their single-minded pursuit of dirty fossil fuels, in order to protect humanity’s most precious places.

March 14, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

One Thing Environmentalists and Trump Actually Agree On

Martin Wagner, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "We see that the administration is full of corporate representatives who absolutely show no interest in promoting the public good—real interests of human beings and the environment—in any way, much less in the place where the corporate interest has the opposite desire ... One of the things about these trade agreements that is really nefarious—they establish law that applies domestically that doesn't go through the democratic lawmaking process."

March 8, 2017 | In the News: The United Nations Office at Geneva

Human Rights Council Holds Interactive Dialogue On Human Rights And The Environment And On The Right To Food

In a joint statement, Earthjustice and the Centre for International Environmental Law noted that States had to engage in sustainable development to avoid overexploitation of ecosystems that could lead to severe human rights violations. They had to protect environmental defenders, indigenous peoples and others who directly relied on natural resources to satisfy their basic needs.

December 1, 2016 | 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 seek United Nations support to protect their land, water and culture from destruction by the mine.