New year brings a new Legal Officer to ELC

13 January 2009 | News story

John Costenbader has joined the team at the Environmental Law Centre as a Legal Officer.

He completed his J.D at The George Washington University Law School and holds a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University, where he majored in Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management. Prior to Law School, he conducted program evaluation research in Africa and Latin America, and served as a forestry volunteer with the Peace Corps in Mali. He speaks Portuguese, French and Spanish.


This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.