Planning & Growth

June 19, 2019 to June 21, 2019

At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone

Organized by the Climate Adaptation Initiative at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, this conference in NYC will address a range of issues facing coastal communities in the US and around the world as sea levels rise and coastal flooding becomes more frequent and intense.

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July 21, 2019 to July 25, 2019

International Congress for Conservation Biology

The Society for Conservation Biology's 2019 ICCB, a global forum for addressing conservation challenges and presenting new research in conservation science and practice, will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Complimentary registration is offered to credentialed journalists who work for a news service or broadcast outlet and who cover the environment, science or related news.

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June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019

Africa Blue Economy Forum

The second annual forum in Tunis, Tunisia will focus on opportunities and innovations in emerging and frontier sectors of the Blue Economy and how they can help accelerate Africa’s transformation.

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April 30, 2020

DEADLINE: ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography

The Social Documentary Network seeks submissions for this award from a global community of photographers —  for documentary projects that have the highest visual and storytelling components while exploring important global issues that affect us all. Deadline: Apr 30, 2020.

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August 27, 2020

11th Annual Women in Green Forum

The annual WIGF program highlights women’s impact on the environmental industry. The 2020 event in Los Angeles will convene sustainability trailblazers who share insights about the newest and most cutting-edge environmental innovations.

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Gila River Tops List of 10 Most 'Endangered' Rivers Of 2019

"Environmental group American Rivers released its annual list of the USA's top 10 "most endangered" rivers Tuesday, and this year, the top "dishonor" goes to New Mexico’s Gila River. The river got the top spot due to the grave threat that climate change and a proposed diversion project pose to New Mexico’s last free-flowing river."

Source: USA TODAY, 04/17/2019
July 30, 2019 to August 3, 2019

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Annual Meeting

The 56th ATBC annual meeting takes place in Madagascar, a location with stunning and diversified natural environments that is under serious threat by different factors. Researchers, students and professionals in a range of scientific disciplines from around the world aim to provide an effective tool towards this common effort to harmonize biodiversity conservation and human well-being.

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Canada's Building Code Getting A Climate Change Rewrite. Are You Ready?

"From how concrete is mixed for road construction, to roofing standards enabling buildings to withstand stronger storms and plans to help homeowners manage increased flooding, Canada's building rules are being rewritten due to climate change, according to briefing notes for a senior government official seen by CBC News."

Source: CBC News, 04/12/2019
April 11, 2019

Telling the World's Stories: Reporting on Biodiversity and Community-Based Conservation

To increase and improve coverage of biodiversity, SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism is offering grants of up to $5,000 for stories on these issues. To help you prepare the best FEJ proposal, join us at 1:30-2:30 p.m. for an interactive webinar with leading experts on biodiversity and journalists who cover it. They'll provide an introduction to the top issues, share new data sources, and offer advice and story tips. Participate in a Q&A moderated by SEJ board member Gloria Dickie (pictured).

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