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June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."

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May 21, 2009

Brave New World of Media and Journalism

This American Society of Journalists and Authors event will deal with the seismic shifts in the freelance journo business, including topics such as new funding sources, social networking, and nonprofit writing opportunties. The moderator is SEJ member Christine Heinrichs, an award-winning journalist and author whose current work focuses on sustainable agriculture issues. Speakers include another SEJ member, Rene Ebersole of Audubon Magazine; Nick Penniman, Huffington Post executive editor, who will discuss HP's new investigative news venture; and more.

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June 21, 2021

Deadline: IJNR Ocean and Climate Workshop Series – Northeastern U.S.

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources virtual workshop, Jul 7-8, 2021, will focus on the ocean and climate in the NE US. Designed to help journalists explore ocean issues that are underreported in popular media. Apply by June 21.

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June 30, 2021

DEADLINE: Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship

The Knight Science Journalism Program, in partnership with health, science and medicine publication STAT, is taking applications until Jun 30 from early-career US journalists for this nine-month paid fellowship, which aims to diversify the ranks of science and health journalists and foster a more inclusive and comprehensive coverage of science.

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“Routledge Handbook of Environmental Journalism”

While a “Handbook of Environmental Journalism” might initially sound like a scholarly work on environmental journalism, our BookShelf reviewer finds that the volume reads more like an engaging assembly of accessible accounts on the profession from colleagues across the planet. That makes it a rich resource for working journalists ... and anyone else with a passing interest in environmental issues and how they’re covered.

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"CMP Can Begin Construction On New Segment Of Corridor, Court Rules"

"New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) can begin construction on the one segment of the power transmission line that doesn't run along the existing Central Maine Power (CMP) corridor. This comes after a federal judge lifted an injunction blocking construction on that segment Thursday."

Source: News Center Maine, 05/14/2021

Storm Surge Maps Help Envision Potential Hurricane Flood Catastrophes

Dangerous storm surge that often follows hurricanes can be the focus of life-saving journalism. Reporter’s Toolbox helps environmental journalists get ahead of storm surge with a key resource — a powerful government database and related maps showing surge hazards. Together with real-time advisories and a better understanding of what causes storm surge, Toolbox helps you better cover this danger.

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"Maine Fishing Interests Seek Total Ban On Offshore Wind Energy"

"More than 60 commercial fishermen and their supporters testified Tuesday in favor of a bill that would block any attempt to develop offshore wind projects anywhere along the Maine coast."

Source: Portland Press Herald, 05/06/2021
May 23, 2021

DEADLINE: ProPublica's Abrams Reporting Fellows

This two-year-long fellowship is open to three early- to mid-career journalists who want to develop their investigative reporting skills. It pays $75,000 per year and includes full benefits. Fellows will start on July 1, 2021. Apply by May 23, 11:59 p.m. PT.

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