Marine Conservation Media Training

Marine environment

The Earth Journalism Network in partnership with the Bertarelli Foundation will be hosting a two-day media training workshop in Viña del Mar, Chile for 13 selected journalists from South American countries including Chile, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil and Panama.

The aim of the workshop is to provide journalists with the opportunity to interact and learn from experienced scientists in the field of marine conservation and marine reserves.

Selected journalists

Name              Country Media
Gabriela Paula Cerioli Argentina Telefenoticias
Damian     Profeta Argentina Claves 21
Eduardo Carvalho Brazil G1

Daniele  Bragança

Brazil O Eco
Kurt Castro Chile VeoVerde
Elisa   Montecinos Chile Patagon Journal
Paula Naranjo Chile El Mercurio
Angela Castellanos Colombia Connectas
Gabriela Quiroz Ecuador El Comercio
Isabela Ponce Ecuador GkillCity
Nelly Luna Amancio Peru Ojo Publico
Oriana Kogan Peru Olas Peru
Marcelino Rosário Panamá Radio "Primera Hora"

 

Main Topics to be covered

Overview of the state of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
The importance of Marine Protected Areas to deter illegal fishing activities
The science and data behind MPAs
What can journalists do to help monitor and report on enforcement of MPAs
How to map and visualize relevant data

 

Program Team