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Journalists Explore Central Asia’s Water System with Satellite and Sensor Data

To help improve understanding of transboundary water issues and build practical skills to integrate data visualization into storytelling, EJN led ten journalists from four Central Asian countries in a two day workshop in Kyrgyzstan. “The irrigation network is the canvas on which life will embroider its stories; and in the process of creation, it is essential to see very clearly all aspects of future life.” This outlook informed its author, GK Rizenkamph, an Armenian engineer and scientist whose work in the first half of the 20th century laid the foundation for the large-scale water engineering projects that intertwine Central Asia’s ecologies and economies to this day.
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Earth Journalism Network, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Crossing Knowledge Frontiers – Second Indus Basin Regional Media Dialogue

The Third Pole and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) organized a series of workshops to inform media about the key science issues in the Indus Basin. The Third Pole is an initiative aimed at boosting coverage of climate and water issues in the Himalayan region and in downstream countries. It was formed through a partnership between Internews’ Earth Journalism Network and ChinaDialogue.
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Earth Journalism Network, Colombo, Sri Lanka

EJN Workshop Puts Data Journalism in the Congo Basin on the Map

EJN and its regional GeoJournalism project InfoCongo held a data journalism workshop in the Democratic Republic of Congo to equip journalists with new tools to better report on local mining and environmental issues. Fifteen journalists working in print, broadcast, and online media primarily from the DRC’s Haut Katanga Province attended the three-day session in the mining city of Lubumbashi. Held from May 22-24, reporters learned how to produce more compelling stories by integrating data and maps into their reports.
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Earth Journalism Network, Lubumbashi, DRC

Vietnam’s Social Media Shaping New Environmentalism

“I am frequently on several environmental online forums and campaigns led by Vietnamese, who have addressed Hanoi’s logging of 6,700 trees, the Thai Binh deforestation for economic development, and the construction in Cat Ba,” says Tran Thi Thuy Binh, a member of the Vietnam Forum for Environmental Journalists in Hanoi. Binh, along with 40 million other net-savvy young Vietnamese, appears to be part of a rising tide of environmental nationalism sweeping the nation. What’s most surprising is that Facebook, once banned in Vietnam, has now proven to be an attractive platform for organizing environment rallies. With a population of 93 million and an increasing Internet user base, social media has proven to be the first choice among the educated Vietnamese youth.
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Geopolitical Monitor, Can Tho, Vietnam

  • The Mekong Eye
  • Vietnam
  • Social media

New West Africa Fisheries Journalism Project Aims to Turn Tide

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is pleased to announce the launch of a fisheries journalism capacity-building project in West Africa. With the goal of improving journalists’ ability to expertly tackle the often overlapping issues of overfishing, food security and ocean governance, EJN's fisheries project also aims to further explore the economic and social consequences of overfishing on coastal communities in West Africa, through stories and investigations.
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Internews, West Africa

  • Illegal Fishing
  • Environmental Crime
  • Overfishing
  • West Africa

EJN Hosts Vanuatu’s First Ever Climate Change Journalism Training Workshop

This March, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) hosted Vanuatu’s first ever climate change journalism training workshop in partnership with the Media Asosiesen blong Vanuatu (MAV) and the Vanuatu Ministry of Climate Change. Fourteen ni-Vanuatu journalists representing print and radio, along with three journalism students and several NGO communicators, participated in the three-day Pacific GeoJournalism Training on Climate Change, which focused on strengthening climate change journalism to build information access and community resilience to climate change.
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Internews, Vanuatu

  • Vanuatu
  • Climate Change
  • Small Island States

Informing Environmental Policy in Nepal

Following the publication of a series of influential reports on the status of the Koshi Basin, GeoJournalism project manager and TheThirdPole.net editor Ramesh Bhushal has been named as an expert member of Nepal’s Environment Protection Council headed by the country’s Prime Minister. The Council, formalized as part of Nepal’s Environmental Protection Act of 1997, is called at least once per year by the Prime Minister to discuss pertinent environmental issues and provide policy guidance to the government as per the need. The Council is comprised primarily of Ministers representing various government agencies and seven persons who’ve made a significant contribution in the field of environment in Nepal.
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Internews, Washington, DC

  • Water
  • Impacts
  • The Third Pole
  • Nepal

Environmental Journalists Net Stories in the Mekong

Journalists are working together to raise awareness about dangers to the Mekong River’s ecosystem and the impact on livelihoods and health.
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USAID, Mekong Delta Region, Vietnam

  • The Mekong Eye

ClimaTracker: Can You Afford to Eat?

What does climate change mean for the average household? EJN Partner Oxpeckers' new ClimaTracker Food Basket Calculator shows the costs in real terms.
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Earth Journalism Network, South Africa

  • Oxpeckers
  • Climate Change
  • Food Prices
  • Program Updates

Ten Reporters Receive Fellowships to Cover UN biodiversity Negotiations in Mexico

Ten journalists from around the world reported on the 13th Conference of the Parties (COP13) to the UN Convention of Biological Diversity through the Internews Earth Journalism Network’s (EJN) latest Fellowship program. Reporting for a variety of outlets — from financial newspapers to indigenous people’s outlets — the Fellows covered the intergovernmental negotiations and interviewed leading experts on issues such as biopiracy, synthetic biology and protected areas. Some of the stories by the Fellows can be found on the EJN website.
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Earth Journalism Network, Cancun, Mexico

  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity Media Initiative
  • CBD
  • Fellowships

Local Journalists Play Key Role in Covering Climate Change Talks

Fifteen journalists from around the world reported from the United Nations climate negotiations (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco as part of the Earth Journalism Network’s long-standing Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP) program. During the one-week fellowship, these journalists produced over 90 stories – many of which can be viewed on EJN’s website – and had the opportunity to attend high-level press conferences and interview leading diplomats, scientists and climate leaders. Dubbed the “COP of Action,” following last year’s decisive progress in Paris, a major focus of the 2016 talks was to develop procedures and guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement. With the threshold for entry into force (55 Parties to the Convention accounting for at least 55 percent of global emissions) reached in October 2016—far earlier than expected—this conference marked the first time that the Agreement’s governing body (known as the CMA) would meet to discuss key decisions needed to drive implementation in the years to come.
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Earth Journalism Network, Marrakech, Morocco

  • Climate Change
  • Climate Change Media Partnership
  • Biofuels
  • COP22
  • UNFCCC

Fiji Workshop Supports Human Interest Story Angles for Climate Change Reporting

A few hours drive from Fiji’s capital of Suva, Daku is a low-lying coastal village that is experiencing the impact of sea level rise. In an interview broadcast nationally by FijiTV One, community leaders from Daku explained how climate change is impacting their lives. “People ask us if we will raise our homes,” said a community leader during his interview. “We say no. We will build a road dike and flood gates to stop the sea from coming in and to let the rainwater out.” Seventeen journalists from a diversity of Fijian media outlets visited Daku as part of a three-day media workshop on climate change reporting held by Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and the Fiji Media Association in October 2017. The training is part of Internews' ongoing Pacific GeoJournalism project supported by USAID's Pacific-American Climate Fund.
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Earth Journalism Network, Suva, Fiji

  • Climate Change
  • Biodiversity
  • Pacific Islands
  • Training

International journalists to cover UN biodiversity negotiations

What are governments doing to meet their commitments to preserve biodiversity? Are communities getting a fair deal from companies that profit from their local natural resources? How can we balance conservation needs with economic development? And what does climate change mean for life on Earth? These are among the questions journalists will be asking next week in Mexico, when they travel to the UN biodiversity negotiations under the EJN Biodiversity Media Initiative’s latest fellowship program.
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Earth Journalism Network, Cancun, Mexico

  • Biodiversity
  • Biodiversity Media Initiative
  • Fellowships

Journalists from Developing Countries to Cover the “COP of Action” in Morocco

Fifteen local journalists will have the opportunity to report about climate change action to their communities from COP22 in Marrakesh in November. Last year in Paris, 195 countries came together to adopt The Paris Agreement, the first universal climate agreement meant to tackle climate change. Targets set by the Agreement include limiting the rise in global temperature to an average of no more than 2 degrees Celsius, and reducing CO2 emissions by 50% by 2050, and 100% by 2100. In light of these ambitious goals, this year’s conference in Marrakesh, Morocco (COP22) is being referred to as the “COP of action.” The world will be watching as negotiations focus on details for implementation as well as national commitments that will make achieving the Paris targets possible.
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Earth Journalism Network, Marrakech, Morocco

  • CCMP
  • EJN Grants
  • Fellowships

EJN partner Oxpeckers wins CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award

Oxpeckers, an EJN partner network that focuses on wildlife trafficking, won the Environment Award at the prestigious CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards in October 2016. Oxpeckers editor Fiona Macleod and Namibian associate John Grobler won the award for a 10-month-long investigation that uncovered political and commercial agendas driving the world’s largest black rhino population towards extinction. The judging panel singled out the article “Caught in the crossfire: how cattle and Chinese mining interests are killing off Nambia’s black rhinos” as the winning entry from a body of work into Namibian poaching links.
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Earth Journalism Network, Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Wildlife
  • Awards
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Black Rhino
  • Trafficking
  • Poaching

Claves 21 brings environmental journalism training to Latin America

Claves21, a network of Latin American reporters, hosted its first online climate change course for journalists and journalism students and is currently in the process of hosting its second one. Through these courses, the network has reached more than 1,500 people from more than 30 countries in the region. Carried out with the support of the Earth Journalism Network, each eight-week course included issues relating to the science of climate change as well as digital tools to produce engaging stories. All of these lessons had the objective of providing information and useful tools for those interested in learning more about communicating climate change.
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, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Program Updates
  • Journalism skills
  • Climate Change

Timely Reporting Matters: Surfacing Impacts of Data Journalism in the Himalayas

Residents and researchers are not the only people who suffer due to lack of data sharing. Journalists suffer, too. The Third Pole's Koshi basin series provided a lot of data that helped other reporters to understand issues in detail. Abdullah Miya, senior reporter at Kantipur daily – Nepal’s largest selling vernacular newspaper – sought story editor Ramesh Bhushal's help as he struggled to report on the flooding. He cited EJN's work and wanted to get more information. Bhushal gave him the contacts of experts he had spoken to, explained the nature of the river in the Tibet stretch, and forwarded a recent scientific paper on Glacial Lakes Outburst Flood in Tibet. “It was extremely helpful as it is very tough to get information on Tibet side and reporting this kind of news involves trans-boundary information,” Miya said later.
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Earth Journalism Network, Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Water
  • Impacts

Mentoring Environmental Journalists on the Caribbean's Front Lines

The Earth Journalism Network's Climate Change Mentorship Program in Colombia aims to help journalism students reach wider audiences and successfully tie local issues to a wider global conversation about the changing climate. Nicknamed Yuca Pelá, after the popular Caribbean plant that adapts to scarce rainfall by solely surviving with its roots, the program's first crop of students have successfully produced stories in outlets around Latin America.
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Earth Journalism Network, Cartagena, Colombia

  • Climate Change
  • Climate Mentors
  • Colombia
  • Earth Journalism Network

Grants Awarded to Focus on Covering Climate Change Adaptation

Despite bearing the least responsibility for the conditions accelerating climate change, vulnerable and under-represented populations—in particular women, youth, and indigenous communities—often face a serious information gap when it comes to solutions-based information on how to adapt to climate change’s impacts. Their voices and concerns are rarely heard, in either local or international media. In the second year of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change project, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is funding locally led initiatives which will help meet the growing demand for actionable knowledge on climate change adaptation.
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Earth Journalism Network, Global

  • Climate change
  • EJN Grants

Announcing the winners of our 2016 biodiversity fellowships to the IUCN World Conservation Congress

We are pleased to announce the winners of our fellowships to the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, which we are making available through our Biodiversity Media Initiative in partnership with the Arcadia Fund and the Full Circle Fund of RSF Social Finance. The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest conservation conference. It gathers leaders from governments, civil society and the private sector. Our fellowship programme will focus on ‘the Forum’, which IUCN describes as ‘the largest knowledge marketplace for conservation and sustainable development science, practice and innovation with over 600 sessions addressing a wide range of issues’.
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Earth Journalism Network,

  • IUCN
  • biodiversity
  • Biodiversity Media Initiative

Announcing our 2016 biodiversity story grant winners

Internews' Earth Journalism Network is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 biodiversity story grants, which is being made available through EJN's Biodiversity Media Initiative in partnership with the Arcadia Fund. A international team of judges selected the proposals of six journalists from a highly competitive pool of 136 applicants.
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Earth Journalism Network, Global

  • Biodiversity Media Initiative
  • Biodiversity
  • grants

South African journalists receive training on invasive species thanks to Internews' Earth Journalism Network grant

Efforts by the South African Science Journalists’ Association (SASJA) to upskill members and non-members alike about reporting on environment matters got off to a flying start. SASJA's first “Biodiversity Workshop for Journalists” was held on 18 May in Goudini, at the foothills of the fynbos-rich Dutoitskloof Mountains near Cape Town. It was made possible through a Biodiversity Media Grant that SASJA received from Internews' Earth Journalism Network earlier in the year. The grant also allows for other workshops to be hosted elsewhere in the country later in the year.
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South African Science Journalists’ Association , South Africa

  • Biodiversity Media Initiative
  • Biodiversity
  • South Africa
  • Training

Environmental journalists attend trainings on energy and climate change during African Development Bank's Annual Meetings

Eleven journalists from nine countries of Africa participated in a five-day training program in Lusaka, Zambia, promoted by Internews' Earth Journalism Network in partnership with the African Development Bank. The training sessions, held from May 22-25, deepened understanding of the issues Africa faces in providing universal access to electricity and combating the effects of climate change. The program also received support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Climate Investment Fund (CIF).
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Earth Journalism Network, Lusaka, Zambia

  • Fellowships
  • Earth Journalism Network
  • Climate Change
  • Adaptation

Bridging gaps critical to increasing the appeal of data journalism in Central Africa

Journalists from six Central African countries gathered in the Cameroonian capital of Yaoundé in late April to learn how to incorporate data journalism into their reporting on the environment. Together with colleagues from the University of Maryland and the World Resources Institute (WRI), Internews’ Earth Journalism Network had a central mission: to introduce the broad topic of data journalism and specifically “GeoJournalism” to reporters covering the world’s second largest rainforest – the Congo Basin.
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Earth Journalism Network, Yaoundé, Cameroon

  • InfoCongo
  • EJN
  • Congo Basin
  • Training
  • Data journalism
  • GeoJournalism

Figueres: "More emissions mean more poverty"

“We can move to a world of more emissions and more poverty or to a one of less emissions and less poverty,” said Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, during a webinar discussing the Paris climate agreement and opportunities for Latin America. The activity was organized by LatinClima, Earth Journalism Network and the Regional Climate Change and Decisions Making Center. According to Figueres, critical decisions must be made in the next five to ten years to separate economic growth from the release of greenhouse gases in order to avoid the most severe impacts of climate change.
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Earth Journalism Network, San José, Costa Rica

  • Christiana Figueres
  • Climate Change
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21
  • Paris
  • INDCs
  • Climate talks

Samoan workshop boosts climate change reporting in the Pacific Islands

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) recently held a workshop in Apia, Samoa designed to equip local journalists with the skills and knowledge to improve their coverage of climate change and natural resource management. The two-day workshop was attended by a dozen practicing and student journalists from TV, print and online media outlets as well as the National University of Samoa. Participants were trained on topics including the science of climate change, best practices for climate journalism, and how to link climate change issues to the day-to-day life of local communities.
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Internews, Apia, Samoa

  • Oceans
  • Pacific Islands
  • Coral Reefs
  • Climate Change

Biodiversity Media Initiative to expand coverage of critical environmental issues

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network aims to address gaps in biodiversity media capacity with a new project, the Biodiversity Media Initiative, funded by the Arcadia Fund, that will offer journalists three opportunities each year for the next three years.
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Internews, Washington DC

  • Biodiversity Media Initiative
  • Opportunities for journalists
  • grants
  • Fellowships
  • Biodiversity

Despite challenges, EJN’s mentoring program in Nigeria sees measurable success

The Earth Journalism Network's Climate Journalism Mentors Program commenced in June 2015 with the aim of increasing the capacity of journalists in the country to report on the challenges of covering climate change. The program not only provided a comprehensive overview into the science behind climate change-related issues, it also linked the mentees to scientists and numerous experts in the field. The journalists who participated in the program include: Innocent Onoh (from the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria), Augustina Ogbonna-Armstrong (a freelance multi-media journalist) and Kayode Aboyeji (from the Daily Newswatch Newspaper).
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Earth Journalism Network, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Nigeria
  • Climate Mentors
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Vulnerablility
  • Training

Training Nepal's next generation of environmental journalists

I’m not the only one who is concerned that fewer and fewer young, talented journalists are joining the ranks of environmental reporters in Nepal. A couple of weeks ago, the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Nepal office held an event on environmental issues and media, but the room was full of familiar faces. “Everybody knew each other, so there was no need for formal introductions,” I recall hearing from one of the participants.
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Earth Journalism Network, Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Nepal
  • Earth Journalism Network
  • Mentorship
  • Climate Change
  • Journalism skills
  • Climate Mentors

Learning by doing: DustDuino in Sao Paulo

The MakeSense project began in early 2014 with a proposal to the Feedback Labs experiment fund, seeking to test the following hypothesis: Citizen-led sensor monitoring of environmental factors will strengthen feedback loops by providing structured, accurate, and reliable data to compare against government measurements and news stories in the Amazon basin.
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Ground Truth Initiative, Washington, DC

  • DustDuino
  • Sensor Journalism
  • Report

Mekong Eye Explores environmental challenges in Southeast Asia

New GeoJournalism site The Mekong Eye tells the story of how development is interacting with the environment along the threatened Mekong River and around the broader region that includes Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Southern China. Hydropower dams, mines, industry, power plants, transport corridors and other mega-projects are bringing much needed prosperity to many in the region. But they also strain an already distressed environment. And they are changing lives in thousands of communities.
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Earth Journalism Network, Bangkok, Thailand

  • The Mekong Eye
  • Economic Development
  • Southeast Asia
  • Climate Change

ClimaTracker: Making climate science interesting

ClimaTracker was built using climate modelling data generated by researchers at South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). ClimaTracker used yearly averages and other selected data points within the larger data sets in order to make the map timeline as responsive as possible, and to show the general trends of climate change expected in Southern Africa. The model shows how rainfall and temperature has changed since 1971, and predicts how these are expected to change until 2099.
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Earth Journalism Network, South Africa

  • GeoJournalism
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Data
  • South Africa
  • Oxpeckers
  • EJN Grants

Climate mentorship in Nepal raises opportunities and challenges for environmental journalists

In Nepal, environmental reporters struggle to find sustainable work and many express frustration that their newsrooms are consistently hostile towards environmental issues. The beat frequently fights for space and these issues rarely get a mention on the agenda at daily or weekly editorial meetings. To break this trend, Nepal needs resilient journalists who work tirelessly to produce better stories and doggedly struggle to justify the importance of environmental issues to managers and other top editorial staff. Local journalists and stories matter a lot.
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Earth Journalism Network, Kathmandu, Nepal

  • EJN
  • Reporting
  • Climate Change
  • Nepal
  • Journalism
  • Journalism skills
  • Networked Journalism

Four Colombian students seek to highlight the human impacts of climate change

In the midst of one of the most severe droughts in Colombian history, four social communications students are thinking of new ways to communicate the impacts of climate change. Members of the environmental research group ‘Yuca Pelá’ at the Universidad Tecnológica de Bolívar in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), these four young journalists are working to address major gaps in environmental communication through the Earth Journalism Network's climate change mentorship program.
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Earth Journalism Network, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

  • Climate Change
  • Coastal zones
  • Climate justice
  • Colombia
  • Climate Vulnerablility

EJN’s mentoring program explores the human dimensions of climate change in Nigeria

In addition to building the capacity of journalists and developing a series of environmentally-focused local content, the purpose of EJN’s mentorship program is to increase the knowledge of journalists in Nigeria on the challenges of covering climate change. This mentoring program will provide a comprehensive overview into the science behind climate change-related issues, link budding reporters to scientists and other experts in the field, and produce journalists with a long-term commitment to climate change reporting.
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Earth Journalism Network, Lagos, Nigeria

  • Climate Change
  • EJN
  • Project Updates

Mentoring matters: EJN program targets budding environmental journalists in the Philippines

In the Philippines, the Earth Journalism Network’s mentoring program for young, enthusiastic journalists builds professional relationships, journalistic skills, and knowledge of climate change issues. Our mission is to improve climate change reporting, critique mentees’ stories, give direction and advice on the way they cover the human dimensions of climate change, and to network with other organizations or sources via email, telephone, text messages, Skype calls or meeting over coffee in person. To mentor four young journalists is a challenging endeavor that requires significant investments of time and energy. But I find it fulfilling to see the growth of the next generation of well-informed and engaged journalists in climate change reporting.
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Earth Journalism Network, Manila, Philippines

  • Project Updates
  • Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists
  • Climate Mentors
  • Disasters

Developing strong journalists: Lessons learned from EJN's mentoring program in Latin America

The Earth Journalism Network’s (EJN) mentoring program gives me the opportunity to work with talented journalists at all levels, not only to produce valuable information, but also to create different journalism projects and alliances of impact. Two of the journalists under the program, Valeria Román from Costa Rica and Estefanía León from Peru, are part of a group of young professionals called La Ruta del Clima. They are a multidisciplinary group that is very active on climate change, and organize and participate in a variety of activities and events, including international climate change summits. Both are journalism students.
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Earth Journalism Network, Costa Rica

  • Project Updates

EJN's regional leaders assume key role as climate mentors

Some of the developing world’s most experienced reporters on climate change are now working as mentors to junior reporters, to advance the quality of climate change reporting and amplify the voices of those most affected. The initiative, which started in June, is part of EJN’s Human Dimension of Climate Change project, launched with the support of the Oak Foundation. The mentors work with journalists who are new to covering climate issues, as well as with experienced professionals who are working on in-depth coverage and investigations, to bring climate change issues to the forefront of news coverage in the most vulnerable communities.
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Earth Journalism Network,

  • Networked Journalism
  • EJN
  • Project Updates

GeoJournalism shines new light on Central Africa with launch of InfoCongo

After many years of behind-the-scenes work, InfoCongo, a new GeoJournalism website from Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) that combines interactive maps, visualized data on natural resource issues and traditional journalism stories, is being launched at a ceremony in Kinshasa. A day after the launching ceremony, EJN specialists with support from development organizations working on similar topics in the Congo Basin such as the Central African Program on the Environment (CARPE) and The Observatoire Satellital des Forets d'Afrique Centrale (OSFAC) will organize a half-day capacity-building workshop on “Data journalism: Emerging Practices to Tell Impactful Environmental Stories.” Twelve local reporters with expertise in environment reporting from major media organizations have been selected to participate in the training.
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Earth Journalism Network, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Data journalism
  • Project Updates
  • Journalism
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • GeoJournalism
  • Congo Basin
  • InfoCongo

Can open data help save the Amazon?

The São Paulo water shortage is bringing residents of Brazil’s biggest city face to face with environmental crisis inside their own homes. But for Faleiros, it has been part of his daily life for years. He is the founder of geo-journalism initiative InfoAmazonia, which uses data gleaned from databases and satellites to create innovative, deeply contextualized maps, graphics, reports, and features concerning the Amazon, covering burning issues facing the immense region—in some cases, literally: InfoAmazonia’s map of “heat focuses” shows the forest fires currently raging over the entire continent, updated hourly. A dip into InfoAmazonia’s website reveals a wealth of interactive maps, which become ever richer as you enable layer after layer. In one, a map showing Brazil’s indigenous reserves is interlaid with another displaying the country’s environmentally protected areas, then layered with more depicting the ravages of deforestation, in color-coded historical phases.
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GOOD, São Paulo, Brazil

  • Brazil
  • Data journalism
  • Biodiversity
  • Land Use
  • Forests
  • Mapping
  • Interview
  • Amazon
  • Conservation
  • InfoAmazonia
  • Rainforest
  • GeoJournalism
  • South America
  • EJN@10
  • Latin America