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Bob Shacochis: Remembering my friend Barry Lopez

One of the great environmental writers of our time, he explored how we live justly with each other and with the earth.

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Reporter, wearing two hats, journeys into filmmaking

For Boston Globe environment reporter David Abel, a side project shooting video of the 2013 Boston Marathon sealed his passion for nonfiction filmmaking, one that has since yielded four high-profile nature documentaries. In EJ InSight, Abel traces that path and details how he balances his environment reporting and filmmaking. Plus, view images from Abel’s documentary work.
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Researchers explore how climate change is framed on social media

Past studies have analyzed climate change coverage in the news media, but a new study is the first to dig into the content of Facebook posts from climate-related NGOs.

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Railroad industry group passed intel on environmental journalist to cops

By distributing private intelligence reports to federal “fusion centers,” industries can influence how law enforcement views threats.
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How a journalist came to cover the brutal murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres

A conversation with Nina Lakhani, author of “Who Killed Berta Cáceres? Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender's Battle for the Planet."

Originals

On 'Noble' journalists and prizes

On April 26, our President suggested that reporters who earned "Noble" (sic) Prizes for reporting on "the Russian hoax" return their awards. The President should have caught his own misspelling, since he'd be a perennial contender for the Nobel Prize in Twitterature, if it weren't a Fake Award.

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Covering your climate: The Emerald Corridor

As the Pacific Northwest faces serious impacts from climate change, and moves to respond, the Society of Environmental Journalists provides a special in-depth report on how journalists can tell the unfolding story.

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VIDEO: SEJ’s 8th annual journalists' guide to energy & the environment

From Australia to the Arctic to your neighborhood, environment and energy news is already heating up as 2020 kicks off — and the election promises to add fuel to the fire. On January 24, attendees got a head start on the year's top stories at SEJ's 8th annual "Journalists' Guide to Energy & Environment" at the National Geographic Society's auditorium in Washington, DC.

Justice

15 months, 5 trips, a gut-wrenching sight: How we reported the Marshall Islands story

The Marshall Islands show that the comfort and security of the United States have not come without a price.

Originals

If you're not paying for journalism...

We lost a reader yesterday. And I am more than fine with that.

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On media: These journalists speak for the river

Several media outlets, including Environmental Health News, are collaborating to give voice to the Ohio River and its watershed.

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Peter Dykstra: SEJ enters middle age with grace

I've made it to most of the Society of Environmental Journalists' 29 annual conferences, but not this one.

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Reporters gather to talk environment, health, climate

The world's largest gathering of environmental journalists starts Wednesday, with hundreds of journalists focusing on climate change, energy development, water scarcity, population growth and environmental health.

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Peter Dykstra: The O.G.’s of E.J.

With much fanfare, 170 news organizations signed on to the "Covering Climate Now" initiative.

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Fractured: The stress of being surrounded

Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.

Fractured: Distrustful of frackers, abandoned by regulators

"I was a total cheerleader for this industry at the beginning. Now I just want to make sure no one else makes the same mistake I did. It has ruined my life."

Fractured: Buffered from fracking but still battling pollution

A statewide network of fracking and conventional wells, pipelines, and petrochemical plants closes in on communities.

Fractured: Harmful chemicals and unknowns haunt Pennsylvanians surrounded by fracking

We tested families in fracking country for harmful chemicals and revealed unexplained exposures, sick children, and a family's "dream life" upended.

Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

EHN.org scientific investigation finds western Pennsylvania families near fracking are exposed to harmful chemicals, and regulations fail to protect communities' mental, physical, and social health.

LISTEN: Kristina Marusic discusses the "Fractured" investigation

"Once they had the results of our study [families] felt like they had proof that these chemicals are in their air, their water, and making their way into their bodies."

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