The Earth Journalism Network Grants Fund is seeking to invest in strategic opportunities for media development, build the capacities of local environmental journalism networks and their members, and respond to their communities’ needs. Read more »
The Moscow Times, in cooperation with Vedomosti has launched expanded bilingual environmental coverage through a new web site, Green on Green. With support from the Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN), the site is an effort to raise consciousness about the enormous ecological and environmental challenges Russia is facing, actions being taken to both improve and exacerbate the situation, and the players involved. Read more »
“Where's my Seat?” is the title of a video post on the new youth online platform K-HUG (Kenya Health User-Generated Content). The post, by Violet Otindo, explores the government’s push to ensure that public transport vehicles are accessible to persons with disabilities.
Another poster, Henry Owino shares facts on the growing number of women infected by HIV and another explores the demonization of individuals with diseases stereotypically associated with their social class. Read more »
Kota Kita, a youth advocacy organization in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is conducting a series of interactive mapping projects for youth. Young, trained volunteers explore and learn about their communities on foot, noting and logging religious institutions into an online map that highlights the cultural and religious diversity of the area. Read more »
Part of a series of reports from Kenyan journalists and staff from Internews in Kenya who attended the AIDS 2012 conference in Washington, DC.
By Ernest Waititu, Program Director, Health and Digital Media, Internews in Kenya
I grew up a hunter. To me and other boys in my village, hunting was not a pastime. It was an important search for animal protein that the peasant farmers who were our parents could not often provide. Read more »