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October 3, 2002 | Case

Protecting The Pila‘a Coral Reef

An Earthjustice lawsuit led to a massive settlement to redress destruction of coastal streams and a Hawaiian reef at the hands of an irresponsible developer. The settlement imposed stiff financial penalties and funding of native ecosystem restoration to remediate the damage.

May 12, 2002 | Feature

The Forest and the Trees

Starting after World War II, and accelerating rapidly with the administration of Ronald Reagan, the ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest were being felled at a rate that would seem to make them disappear altogether within decades. Litigation to save the northern spotted owl from extinction slowed the rate of logging dramatically in the nick of time.

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