The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) joined with USAID Wildlife Asia and other USAID-affiliated projects combatting the illegal wildlife trade to carry out a workshop for 17 Asian journalists in September. The workshop was timed to coincide with the 4th Regional Dialogue on Combating Trafficking of Wi
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 unco
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. Tar
During a three-day workshop in early November hosted by the Earth Journalism Network’s Bay of Bengal project, reporters learned how sea-level rise and erosion exacerbated by a changing climate are threatening communities and ecosystems in the region.
“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
The Earth Journalism Network is looking to fund a new round of investigative reporting projects aimed at monitoring and investigating the illegal wildlife trade in Europe.
Journalist Ramesh Bhushal, photographer Nabin Baral and a team of scientists traveled by jeep, raft and foot through some of the most remote areas of the Himalayas to produce a series that documents the environmental and economic changes transforming the Karnali River system.
On the shores of the world’s largest bay live fishers and farmers hit by climate change every day. With this in mind, and with generous support from the Climate Justice Resilience Fund, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network started its Bay of Bengal Resiliency Reporting Initiative. In addition to host
To better understand the challenges facing residents living along the Bay of Bengal, a dozen journalists from the region attended a three-day workshop in late February in Visakhapatnam, the largest coastal city in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, supported by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network.
EJN Awards Grants to 14 Asian Organizations Focused on Expanding Access to Environmental Information
EJN has selected 14 organizations as recipients of its annual media grants supported by our Asia-Pacific and Bay of Bengal projects. The competitive grant program is an opportunity for media, civil society organizations and academic institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific to think critically an
Environmental journalism is one area that’s drawn rising support in recent years, helping advance the growth of outlets like Grist and InsideClimate News. EJN is different from these publications—operating as a network that provides grants, training and more—but it’s also expanded its reach as funde
The first story in our pangolin series by Wang Yan explores how rising demand for pangolin meat and scales, which are used in traditional Chinese medicine, is pushing this endangered mammal to the brink of extinction. Meanwhile, in the Philippines, Imelda Abano brings us a story on how researchers a