Grants available for environmental crime investigations [Worldwide]

Posted on Nov 14, 2023 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 mining; illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries; plastic waste crimes; impact of armed conflicts on the environment; and more.

Successful applicants will receive NOK20,000 (US$1,803) for their projects.

The application deadline is Dec. 4.