Journalists can apply for grants of up to US$5,000 to support their reporting on an open topic on environmental issues; marine and coastal issues of the North Pacific and Arctic Oceans; or environmental issues of the Amazon and Andes.
Journalists can apply for a paid reporting initiative that seeks to foster a better understanding of agroforestry systems from the local to global levels, with a special emphasis on indigenous peoples’ implementation of it.
The Ensia Mentor Program offers aspiring environmental journalists an opportunity to create an article, video, image gallery, infographic or other work under the guidance of an experienced communicator.
Digital technologies have disrupted local journalism, but also produced new possibilities. Here are eight ideas, gleaned from research in the Pacific Northwest, of how newsrooms can respond to the challenge.