Our Vision and Mission


Our vision is a legal system that protects the environment, promotes its enhancement and encourages public participation in decision making on environmental issues.


Our mission is to defend and enhance our natural heritage and to protect the right of people to a healthy environment by:

  • Providing high quality legal services to the community.
  • Working to improve the understanding of environmental law, increase the appreciation of its importance, and promote its use by the community through community legal education activities including producing publications, workshops and seminars.
  • Defending existing environmental laws and working to improve their implementation
  • Pursuing opportunities for new or improved laws and institutional arrangements that advance the public interest in the protection and enhancement of the environment.