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. on April 11, 2019 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).
Planning & Growth
"Water levels in overflowed creeks are slowly starting to decline on the Pine Ridge Reservation."
With flood-ravaged Midwestern states in the news, it’s time to ask whether your own community is ready for the “big one.” This week’s TipSheet offers a 10-point Resiliency Checklist to focus your reporting. Track the vulnerability of infrastructure like drinking water and sewage plants, roads, bridges and levees, the adequacy of flood insurance and much more.
"After Hurricane Sandy flooded Lower Manhattan and caused massive damage to the city’s financial center, climate scientists agreed it was only a matter of time before a new superstorm would bring the same kind of damage — or worse."
In this how-to, veteran environmental photojournalist Dennis Dimick shares new techniques for capturing panoramas from the air — while on commercial plane flights — in order to illustrate human impacts on the landscape. Plus, Dimick details how and why he developed the new approach, in our latest EJ InSight column exploring the cutting edge of visual journalism on the environment.
Capturing panoramas from the air has become a passion for veteran environmental photojournalist Dennis Dimick. In the latest EJ InSight, our new column exploring the cutting edge of visual journalism on the environment, Dimick describes how he visualizes the expanding human footprint of the emergent Anthropocene era — by shooting from commercial airplane flights. Plus, Dimick shares his techniques in a how-to sidebar.