Environmental reporting

Environmental reporting

Journalist of the month: Thiago Medaglia

Brazilian journalist Thiago Medaglia's venture combines long-form journalism and scientific content to make environmental stories accessible.

Alanna Dvorak | September 28, 2017

How environmental journalists can tell more effective stories

Longtime environmental journalist Elissa Yancey shared advice for covering the scientific beat at a recent Online News Assocation conference workshop. 

Margaret Looney | November 04, 2015

Eight journalism opportunities to apply for in November

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in November. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | October 22, 2015

Six journalism opportunities to apply for in September

Check out these promising courses, fellowships and competitions with deadlines in September. Each is open to journalists worldwide.

IJNet | August 25, 2015

Poynter instructor offers 12 basic tips for interviewing

Basic interviewing and note-taking techniques, ways to improve environmental reporting and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | August 21, 2015

LatinClima fills void as Spanish-language climate change resource for journalists

The site lets journalists, experts and organizations create their own profiles, connect with one another, share and disseminate information around key environmental topics and more. 

Julie Schwietert Collazo | August 03, 2015

New geojournalism site CartoChaco reveals deforestation in South America's Gran Chaco region

A new data-driven journalism platform launched today to expose environmental threats to South America’s Gran Chaco region, which suffers from the world’s highest deforestation rate.

Jennifer Dorroh | July 28, 2014

Journalists and civil society must join forces to engage the public with health news

It's time for news outlets and public health organizations to collaborate in ways that make people think about and act on health information.

Cece Fadope | July 15, 2014

How to counter 'poverty fatigue' when covering development and health

South African journalist Rebecca Davis, winner of the African Story Challenge's health reporting contest, talks about what it takes to draw in readers.

IJNet | May 21, 2014

Using sensors to test and report on water quality in fast-urbanizing Amazon cities

Environmental news site InfoAmazonia wants to investigate the water supply in four Brazilian cities.

IJNet | April 30, 2014