Earth Law Center (ELC) is a 501c3 non-profit seeking an Ocean Policy Associate. Earth Law Center works to transform the law to recognize and protect nature’s inherent rights to exist, thrive and evolve. Through this work, we envision a future in which humans and nature flourish together.
ELC’s Ocean Rights Program aims to not only establish protection for coastal communities and marine ecosystems, but to ensure these areas are fully protected and effectively managed. ELC’s objectives to ensure this outcome include:
Objective 1: Creating a holistic and ocean rights-based model legislation for ocean law and policy.
Objective 2: Establishing marine protected areas and sanctuaries, and securing legal rights for these areas.
Objective 3: Passing rights of nature laws in coastal communities, focusing on sustainability and proactive management.
Objective 4: Ensuring international treaty laws reflect the inherent rights of the ocean (such as through the Marine Biodiversity Treaty for the High Seas and Beyond, currently under negotiation).
Degree, experience and/or expertise in environmental law and policy; Experience researching and analyzing law and policy; Ability to manage projects and deadlines remotely; Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
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