• Digging into Agricultural Journalism

    Cover: Making Sense (and Cents) of Food and Nature
    Wednesday, April 17, 2013

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network has published and distributed a toolkit in four languages for journalists working on stories about food security and agro-ecology, the application of ecological science to the study, and design and management of sustainable agricultural ecosystems. The toolkit includes a wealth of useful statistics, information sources, links to further readings, journalism tips, and definitions of terminology.

  • "Open Asia" Helps Inform Communities about Local Environmental Concerns

    Two journalists work on a laptop computer
    Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    In the spring of 2012, melting snow and heavy rains caused mudflows and flash floods across Kyrgyzstan. The Ministry of Emergencies did not have the money or resources to deal adequately with the crisis, and residents were left to fend for themselves after the floods destroyed their homes and belongings.

  • Partnership with University of California Helps Build a Strong Foundation for Environmental Journalism

    Monday, February 4, 2013

    Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN) creates a strong foundation for environmental journalism around the world by training local journalists, establishing journalism networks and facilitating partnerships. These goals were boosted recently with a major new partnership between EJN and the University of California at Berkeley to train environmental journalists. With evolving change in Burma, the effects of working with local journalists to report on environmental concerns became evident.

  • Building and Strengthening Networks of Environmental Journalists

    Friday, February 1, 2013

    After reviewing well over 100 applications, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is funding five projects focused on building and strengthening networks of environmental journalists in Argentina, Central African Republic, India, Philippines, and Tunisia.

  • Journalists Help Bring Reforms to a Changing Burma

    two monks look at photos displayed on a wall
    Wednesday, January 30, 2013

    A historic Internews-sponsored journalism expedition on the Irrawaddy River is being credited with helping to turn the government against supporting construction of a controversial dam.

    Internews’ Earth Journalism Network supported an eight-day trip by a group of 26 journalists, writers, photographers and documentary film-makers on the Irrawaddy River north of Mandalay in 2009. The participants traveled along the river to Bamaw and back, visited local communities, engaged in on-board roundtable discussions with expert speakers, and produced plenty of stories for their home media organizations.

  • Climate Communications Day at Doha Focuses on New Approaches to Reach New Audiences

    Two female participants talk at the conference
    Tuesday, December 11, 2012

    As heads of state began to arrive in Doha last week to start the high-level COP18 negotiations towards a legally binding climate deal, more than 120 journalists, scientists, activists and communications experts gathered at the second annual Climate Communications Day to discuss how best to communicate climate-related issues.

  • Fisheries in Focus in Asia and Europe

    A group of journalists interview a fisherman
    Friday, November 16, 2012

    With overfishing a major problem around the world, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) in recent months has carried out a series of activities in both Asia and Europe to work with journalists on improving their coverage of sustainable fisheries issues and ocean health.

  • Telling the Story of Climate Change

    Friday, November 16, 2012

    As the world prepares for the latest round of UN-sponsored climate negotiations in Doha, November 26 - December 7, journalists from the Middle East and Africa are receiving support from Internews' Earth Journalism Network to report from COP18. Through their reporting, vulnerable communities affected by climate change will have a greater voice at the table.

    Learn more about the Fellowship, Communications Day, and other recent work from the Internews Earth Journalism Network, from the Amazon, to Southeast Asia to Europe.