Improving Environmental Journalism

Photo: Sloan Canyon Signage There is no better way to understand our world than by being environmentally conscious and active. Environmental journalism is doing quite well but readers need to know where to look. While there are a number of environmental reporting websites, there are no comprehensive search engines or websites that showcase the best …

Environment News

Photo: Melissa Biggs Coverage of environmental news around the world: Elsewhere on the Web Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire Earth Island Journal The Ecologist Independent Mother Earth News New Scientist On Earth (NRDC) Orion Planetizen PlanetArk: World Environment News Scientific American Sierra Club Terrain: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments Traffic Bulletin WorldWatch Planeta.com …

Environmental Journalism

Poster Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on our living planet. Questions What are examples of quality environmental journalism? How has environmental journalism changed in the past 20 years? What is the future of environmental journalism? Elsewhere on the Web https://talk.eco/ https://talk.eco/category/guides/ http://sej.org Headlines I work in the environmental movement. I don’t …

Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border

Poster Recommended Reading: Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, in an area called Mexicali, the air is killing people. Part 2: This is how a river along the U.S.-Mexico border became a toxic waste dumping ground. Part 3: This city’s factories make stuff Americans buy. But its people pay a heavy …

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Elsewhere on the Web The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) – iied.org –  is a global leader in sustainable development. “Our mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world, using evidence, action and influence in partnership with others. Founded in 1971 by economist Barbara Ward, who forged the concept and cause of …

United Nations Environment Programme

Logo The United Nations Environment Programme – unep.org – is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Key Links unep.org History It was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment …

25th Regular Session of the CEC Council

Poster Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) – http://www.cec.org – held its annual Regular Session of the CEC Council, composed of the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The Council Chair, US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, hosted Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and Mexico’s …

2017 Heart of the City Conference

Calgary, Canada – Monday, March 6 join the livestream of Park People’s Heart of the City Conference, Canada’s first-ever gathering of national city park champions. Learn from leaders shaping the future of city parks across North America. Access the stream online https://live.hosted.events/Heartofthecity Heart of the City is hosted by Park People (@Park_People ) an independent charity that builds …