• The Himalayan Ticking Time Bomb

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    If you view the Himalayas from above, they appear to cut through southern Asia like a beautiful scar. But as striking as this mountain range is, from above and from on the ground, it is also one of the starkest examples of visible climate change. Once we see this area from that perspective, it is hard to turn away.

  • EJN Grant Opportunities for 2016 to Focus on Climate Adaptation and Response

    Monday, January 18, 2016

    The Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is requesting grant applications for journalism projects related to climate change adaptation and responses to the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. Organizations seeking to carry out training and network-building projects are welcome to apply for grants that will average about $15,000 each.

  • Eva Constantaras Discusses Data Journalism @ Mozilla Festival 2015

    visionOntv - make your own news and get it seen
    Friday, January 15, 2016

    At the Mozilla Festival 2015, VisiononTV interviewed Eva Constantaras (@EvaConstantaras), data journalist and trainer for Internews and the World Bank. She works with journalists in developing countries (Afghanistan, Myanmar, Kenya) to help them on the ground with data skills and tools. At Mozfest, Eva managed the "Data and Impact" pathway.

  • For the World’s Daughters To See

    Friday, January 15, 2016

    Chime for Change, a global platform for supporting women’s voices, invited us to contribute two videos about remarkable women we work with who are courageously working in media in very difficult situations – Myanmar, South Sudan and Ukraine.

    When the world consumes media – online or traditional – only 10% of all stories they see, hear or read feature women.

    We believe that women's inclusion and participation in media and information is critical to helping our daughters see the range of their possibilities in life.

  • Future Oceans Series Explores Changes in Marine Conservation and Management

    Coral reef under the sea
    Friday, January 15, 2016

    The oceans are currently in the midst of a massive ecological and economic shift. Technologies ranging from remote sensing to deep water drilling to ocean-going robots to enormous freezer ships are enabling humans to explore and exploit the oceans at unprecedented scale in novel ways. We may thus be on the threshold of profound changes in our ability to manage and regulate the seas.

  • Key topics and speakers revealed at the upcoming AIDF Africa Summit 2016

    Aid & International Development Forum - Africa Summit
    Monday, January 11, 2016

    Internews is a media partner of the Aid & Development Africa Summit taking place February 2-3, 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    With the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2016 fast approaching, you are invited to hear from internationally recognised experts, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in East Africa, including:

  • In Guinea, Light after Darkness as an End to the Ebola Epidemic is Declared

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016

    It was a story of suspense and expectation. Guinea had been waiting for 42 days, six whole weeks since the last reported case of Ebola had been declared negative.

    As the epidemic proceeded, Guineans gradually took in the information available and paid heed to the advice. They learned to bring patients into medical facilities and to respect the instructions given on how to bury victims of Ebola.

    Dr. Diawara Facely, responsible for coordinating the fight against Ebola for the Guinean Red Cross, described the impact made by Ebola Chono, the Internews-backed radio show.