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A Look Forward and Back at Exciting EJN Projects

December 13, 2019

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2020 Set to be a Landmark Year for EJN as Several New Projects Launch

Next year promises to be an exciting one for EJN, and perhaps our busiest one ever as we begin several intriguing new initiatives. Among them are clean energy workshops for journalists in select Indian states; a Fellowship program to the United Nations Oceans Conference in Portugal; and new media development activities in the Pacific region. Read more>>

EJN Fellowship Brings Reporters to the Heart of United Nations Climate Change Negotiations

This year, EJN is supporting 17 journalists – 13 Fellows and four senior journalists who also serve as trainers, editors and mentors -- to attend the 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, where world leaders are expected to hammer out the guidelines and next steps for reducing climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions. Read more>>

East Africa Workshop Explores Solutions and Community Responses to Wildlife Challenges

Over the course of five days at a media workshop led by EJN in Mombasa, Kenya, 17 journalists from across East Africa were introduced to wildlife and conservation issues – everything from poaching of endangered species such as rhinos to the value of preserving coastal reefs as sanctuaries for marine biodiversity to the role indigenous communities play in forest protection. Read more>>

EJN Story Grants in 2019 Produce Award-Winning Reporting, Investigations and Exposes

It has been a banner year for story-telling at EJN. In 2019 we supported the production of close to 700 stories around the world, including many investigative reports on a wide range of environmental issues, and several that won prestigious awards and prizes. Here’s a quick look at some of the story-telling highlights from our projects this year. Read more>>

Indian Workshop Helps Expose Reporters to Harmful Impacts of Fisheries Subsidies

Fishers are among the people whose livelihoods are badly affected by climatic and environmental change. And it’s the small-scale artisanal fishers that often bear the brunt of these changes. To look at how this situation is playing out off the Kerala coast in southwestern India, EJN held a media workshop in Kochi, the largest city in Kerala and a bustling port, in late November. Read more>>

Bay of Bengal Grantee Recognized for Environmental Storytelling

India-based reporter and 2019 Bay of Bengal story grantee Nidhi Jamwal recently received a senior freelance environmental journalist award from the Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme. Read more>>