Violet Otindo is a television producer and reporter with Citizen TV and chair of Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture Association (MESHA). She is an award-winning journalist, taking home the CNN/Multichoice 2009 Environment Award, and the SJCOOP Science Reporting Fellowship for 2010-12. In addition, she is one of Internews in Kenya’s health fellows, as well as Health Story-teller of the year. Read more »
Isaiah Esipisu is a freelance science journalist focusing on environmental issues, health, agriculture and technology. He also heads up the Kenyan chapter of the Africa Media and Malaria Research Network.
A partnership between Internews and O Eco sent 30 journalists to the Rio+20 Summit in Brazil and launched an interactive mapping platform, InfoAmazonia. James Fahn, Director of Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), reports back from the conference in the Columbia Journalism Review. EJN also has new opportunities for upcoming fellowships for journalists from China, India, the EC and the US – those interested should apply today. Read more »
(This article from awoko.org covers an environmental journalism training in Sierra Leone sponsored by Internews' Earth Journalism Network.)
The Union of Environmental Journalists (UEJ) has organised a one day training for environmental journalists over the weekend at the ENFORAC Office in Freetown for a better reporting of environmental issues. Read more »
thethirdpole.net, a project of chinadialogue.net, today launches a new, standalone platform that will showcase its unique blend of reportage, discussion and analysis of climate impacts and environmental change in the river systems and watersheds of the Himalayas. Read more »
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — Tragedy and farce. Those are the two general impressions conveyed by much of the world’s media regarding the global negotiations taking place here this week, which harken back to the historical treaty talks held 20 years ago in the same city. Read more »
Internews and O Eco, a Brazilian environmental news agency, have launched a pioneering new website. InfoAmazonia.org is an interactive mapping platform that provides timely news and reports of environmental challenges in the Amazon region through an innovative visualization of data. Read more »