• Climate Change through the Eyes of Women

    Monday, November 30, 2015

    Dry, cracked earth. People struggling to find water. Villages swept away by floodwaters. 

    When it comes to the media’s depiction of how climate change is affecting developing nations, these images are very familiar. But the work of Indian environmental journalist Stella Paul shines a light on another shocking and disturbing social effect of global warming recently — how women are being forced into the sex trade because of drought.

  • Reporting on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Most Vulnerable Communities

    A woman stands on the edge of a deep pit, collecting dirty water in a bucket tied to a rope
    Sunday, November 22, 2015

    Migration from the Marshall Islands to Oklahoma. Surging seas in Mozambique. Drought on Colombia’s remote La Guajira peninsula. These are some of the impacts we’re starting to see that are at least partially due to climate change. As the Earth’s average temperature increases, contributing to rising sea levels, warming oceans, and glacial retreat, it is the world’s poorest and most marginalized people that are the most vulnerable.

  • Southeast Asian Journalists Explore Dams and their Impacts

    A journalist interviews a man - both standing by a river
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Hydropower development is racing across Southeast Asia’s Mekong region, and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is helping journalists investigate the costs and benefits for the environment and communities. As part of the USAID-sponsored Mekong Partnership for the Environment (MPE) program, EJN supported 15 journalists to meet researchers, affected communities, Cambodian government officials and local NGOs in a workshop last week,  “Understanding Energy: The Benefits and Costs of Hydropower”, focusing on hydropower dams in Cambodia.

  • Alarming Status of the World’s Fish Supply Discussed by Science Journalists

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    At the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2015) in Seoul, South Korea in April, the Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN) worked with its partner the Japan Association of Science and Technology Journalists (JASTJ) to hold a panel on how to report on sustainable fisheries, moderated by EJN Executive Director James Fahn.

  • Open mapping for development

    Sci Dev Net
    Monday, December 1, 2014

    (Willie Schubert, Senior Program Coordinator for Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, is interviewed in this SciDevNet podcast on mapping for international Development.)

    In this month's programme, we discover how technology is turning mapping into a powerful tool for supporting development and tackling humanitarian crises.

  • Open Data in Asia’s Water Tower: data.thethirdpole.net

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

    "There was drought so we had to share the little water brought a long distance from irrigation canals to the field. This delay in rice planting is resulting in a late harvest," explains Ratna Darai, 47, a farmer in Daraipadhera, Nepal during an interview with thethirdpole.net reporter Ramesh Bhushal.