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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."

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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.

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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.

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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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Carey Gillam: I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation

When I recently received close to 50 pages of internal Monsanto communications about the company's plans to target me and my reputation, I was shocked.

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New way to find relevant news on our environment and health

We drink from a firehose of daily information. Now EHN.org has a filter to break the daily news stream into relevant, manageable chunks.

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EHN's reporting honored in national environmental journalism awards

EHN reporter Kristina Marusic received an honorable mention for her beat reporting on air pollution in Western Pennsylvania by the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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