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
In early March, the EJN’s Bay of Bengal Project partnered with the rights-based research and advocacy organization VOICE to host a media workshop in Bhola, Bangladesh, focused on climate change and its impact on marginalized communities. Twelve reporters from around the region attended the workshop
Philippines-based journalist Fatima Arkin, the recipient of a 2016 grant from EJN, was recognized as the best young environmental journalist of the year at the Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA) held last month in Singapore. “EJN's support helped me gain new perspective as an environmental
EJN held its annual Training of Trainers (ToT) at the end of March in Palawan, the Philippines, bringing together more than 30 participants, including staff, media grantees and partners. This is the seventh time in its 15 years that EJN has held this type gathering as a way to bring together leaders
Award-winning journalists behind some of the most important environmental stories around the world discussed the challenges of localizing climate coverage during a recent Earth Journalism Network panel in San Francisco. The event on October 26th, entitled “Media, Climate, and Environment: Journalist
Journalists are working together to raise awareness about dangers to the Mekong River’s ecosystem and the impact on livelihoods and health.
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? Thes
Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) and its partner the Stanley Foundation brought 20 journalists from the Climate Change Media Partnership to the GCAS, an opportunity to familiarize them with climate change issues and summit-based reporting ahead of the United Nations’ premier climate change
Internews’ Earth Journalism Network awarded story grants to 10 journalists in Bangladesh and eastern India last month as part of its Bay of Bengal Climate Resiliency Initiative, following up on the organizational media grants provided earlier in the year. The journalists will cover a broad range of
A 3-day workshop was organised in Medan, Sumatra on June 29th to July 1st, 2018, aimed to build the capacity of young Indonesian journalists and writers to improve their knowledge and skills in reporting about biodiversity in the region
The story, published in "The Times of India," drew attention from the government and justice system in eastern India and raised awareness about the impact of fishing on the vulnerable Olive Ridley turtle population.