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June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."
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May 21, 2009

Brave New World of Media and Journalism

This American Society of Journalists and Authors event will deal with the seismic shifts in the freelance journo business, including topics such as new funding sources, social networking, and nonprofit writing opportunties. The moderator is SEJ member Christine Heinrichs, an award-winning journalist and author whose current work focuses on sustainable agriculture issues. Speakers include another SEJ member, Rene Ebersole of Audubon Magazine; Nick Penniman, Huffington Post executive editor, who will discuss HP's new investigative news venture; and more.
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Why Parking, Long Term, Presents a Lot of Problems

A new book makes the case that U.S. cities have had their environments, their housing and their businesses warped by parking policies. BookShelf contributor Jennifer Weeks, who shares her own parking-related frustrations, explores the arguments made in “Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World,” and also takes a look at what the author sees as “parking-light” solutions.

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"Flaco’s Crash Might Have Been More Than Bad Luck. Here’s What We Know."

"Flaco spent a year defying expectations, an owl born into captivity who quickly learned to hunt and fend for himself in the wilds of New York City. That ended on Friday when he flew into a building near Central Park. What went wrong?"

Source: NYTimes, 02/26/2024

"New York City Is Considering a Laundry Pods Crackdown"

"New York City is considering limiting the types of laundry and dishwashing detergents available in the five boroughs. City Council Member James Gennaro, a Democrat, introduced a bill on Thursday that would make it illegal to sell or distribute detergent pods or laundry sheets that contain polyvinyl alcohol, also known as PVA or PVOH."

Source: Bloomberg Green, 02/12/2024
March 26, 2024 to March 27, 2024

Responsible Business USA 2024

Reuters Events: Responsible Business USA is where pioneers from sustainability, legal, communications and finance take action on sustainability integration. In 2024, the event takes place Mar 26-27 in New York City.

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Finding Repeat Work Means Gaining an Editor’s Trust

Veteran environmental freelancer Christine Woodside makes the case for fostering long-term connections with editors to keep your journalism work coming in. In the latest Freelance Files, the column’s co-editor shares three things that tend not to work in gaining trust and two things that do. What a weird job for a beer heir taught her about building freelance relationships.

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March 1, 2024

DEADLINE: KSJ Fellowship for Advancing Science Journalism in Africa and the Middle East

Knight Science Journalism at MIT announces a new one-semester fellowship, Aug 15-Dec 31, 2024, with a $40,000 stipend, insurance and housing stipend. Open to journalists from the region with at least three years of experience in covering science, health and the environment. Apply by Mar 1.

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Rockets and Bombs and Chemicals — The Environmental Horrors of War

With the world in the midst of wars in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip, it’s time for journalists to appraise — and report on — the intersection of conflict and the environment, argues the new Backgrounder. That means considering the environment not only as a victim of war, but also as the cause of war and a means of carrying it out.

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