• Future Oceans: Change under Waves

    Monday, November 23, 2015

    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 an unprecedented scale in novel ways. We may thus be on the threshold of profound changes in our ability to manage and regulate the seas.

  • 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.

  • Apply Now: Biodiversity Media Grant Opportunity

    Sunday, November 22, 2015

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites organizations to apply for our first ever Biodiversity Media Grant, which will support journalism networks and media organizations in building media capacity, networks, and awareness to report on crucial biodiversity and conservation issues.

    The Biodiversity Media Grants have flexible spending guidelines that will enable local networks to invest in strategic opportunities, train their members, and respond to the conservation needs of their communities.

  • Meet SAFETAG: Helping Non-Profits Focus on Digital Security

    Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    While corporations and governments struggle to keep up with hacks and cybercrime, they do have resources and teams devoted to the battle.

    But smaller, much more vulnerable victims of attacks, such as non-profit organizations around the world, are also targeted by cybercrime, and don’t have the benefit of expensive services or personnel monitoring for protecting their systems.

    Over the past two years, Internews has developed SAFETAG™ (Security Auditing Framework and Evaluation Template for Advocacy Groups) to address this challenge and help non-profits protect their valuable data and keep their staff safer.

  • “Real Men Don’t Marry Children”

    Friday, November 13, 2015

    (This story was originally posted on Medium.)

    “I was 14 years old and I was forced to get married. The man was 46 years old. During pregnancy I had a lot of complications,” said a young woman, telling her story to reporter Mary Malang Chol.