• Apply now for EJN media fellowships to the IUCN World Conservation Congress

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Deadline for sending applications - April 30th - 11:59 pm EDT 

    The Earth Journalism Network in partnership with the Arcadia Foundation and the Full Circle Fund of RSF Social Finance invites working journalists, particularly those from developing countries, to apply.

    We also particularly welcome applicants from journalists who identify as indigenous peoples.

  • Mekong Eye Explores Environmental Challenges in Southeast Asia

    The Jinghong Dam along the Mekong River in Yunnan province.
    Monday, March 28, 2016

    As development surges across Southeast Asia’s Mekong region, experts, governments, businesses and citizens are looking for information. They want news. They need data. And they are looking for a place to tell their stories. The launch of The Mekong Eye, a dynamic new GeoJournalism web portal, gathers the region’s most compelling stories, contextualized by maps, data, and visuals to help people understand how rapid development is impacting the environment.

  • Biodiversity Media Initiative to Expand Coverage of Critical Environmental Issues

    Friday, March 25, 2016

    The biodiversity crisis doesn’t get the headlines it deserves. Habitat loss, overhunting and now climate change threaten wild species across the planet. Scientists warn that the rapid loss of biodiversity our planet is currently facing will have dire effects for humanity, particularly for people who live closest to and depend most directly on nature.

  • Samoan Workshop Boosts Climate Change Reporting in the Pacific Islands

    rocks and surf at the beach in Samoa
    Friday, March 25, 2016

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) recently held a workshop in Apia, Samoa designed to equip local journalists with the skills and knowledge to improve their coverage of climate change and natural resource management.

    The two-day workshop was attended by a dozen practicing and student journalists from TV, print and online media outlets as well as the National University of Samoa. Participants were trained on topics including the science of climate change, best practices for climate journalism, and how to link climate change issues to the day-to-day life of local communities.

  • Climate Media Innovation Grants: Adaptation and Response

    Tuesday, February 23, 2016

    As the impacts of climate change become more apparent on a global scale, the need to adapt to climate impacts and to make sure that governments and other entities live up to the commitments they made at the Paris Climate Summit have become more urgent. But without information, people can neither understand nor effectively respond to the events that shape their world.

  • 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.

  • 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.