Grants available for environmental crime investigations [Worldwide]

Posted on Oct 11, 2022 in Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalists around the world can apply for a grant to investigate environmental crime in developing countries.

GRID-Arendal is offering six grants for investigative journalism projects focused on environmental crime in developing countries. GRID-Arendal is a partner of the United Nations Environment Programme and collaborates with other partners on projects that protect the environment, restore ecosystems and advance the Sustainable Development Goals.

Themes that will be considered for this year’s projects include illegal wildlife trade and poaching; illegal logging and timber trade; illegal cobalt mining; illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries; plastic waste crimes; and investigations taking place in Polar or mountainous regions.

Successful applicants will receive NOK20,000 (US$1,872) for their projects.

The application deadline is Nov. 4.