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Climate Change Reporting in Latin America and Asia

In this newsletter, from the Internews Earth Journalism Network (EJN):

  • Climate Journalism Thrives in Latin America
  • “I climbed Mt Everest and I’m scared” – a Series of Stories on Water and Climate in Nepal
  • EJN Fellowship Brings Indigenous Journalists to World’s Largest Biodiversity Conference
  • Journalists from Developing Countries to Cover the “COP of Action” in Morocco
  • Journalism Projects around the World Address the Human Dimensions of Climate Change

 
Two men ride in a motorboat on a river.
In Peru, ConexiónCOP is launching stories about adaptation to climate change in seven Peruvian regions.

Climate Journalism Thrives in Latin America

Since the beginning of 2015, EJN has become a major supporter of training and editorial activities focused on climate change in Latin America, including a radio program dedicated to climate change, workshops and webinars, and an online magazine, among other activities. Read more

“I climbed Mt Everest and I’m scared” – a Series of Stories on Water and Climate in Nepal

Ramesh Bhushal, Nepal editor for thethirdpole.net, a reporting initiative of EJN, and photographer Nabin Baral travelled along the tributaries of the Koshi River from near Tibet to the Indian border to report on the challenges faced by people living in the region. Read the stories and watch the video

EJN Fellowship Brings Indigenous Journalists to World’s Largest Biodiversity Conference

Journalists from 16 countries—including indigenous reporters from Myanmar, Nepal, Guyana and Kenya, among others—participated in the fellowship and reported from the IUCN World Conservation Congress, where indigenous communities and their role in global conservation efforts took center stage. Read more

Journalists from Developing Countries to Cover the “COP of Action” in Morocco

To increase media representation from developing countries vulnerable to the effects of climate change, EJN, through its Climate Change Media Partnership, is providing journalists with Fellowships to attend the COP22 talks in Morocco, and provide support while they are there. Read more

Journalism Projects around the World Address the Human Dimensions of Climate Change

In the second year of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change project, EJN is funding locally led initiatives which will help meet the growing demand for actionable knowledge on climate change adaptation. Read more

(Banner photo: Schools of pennantfish, pyramid and milletseed butterflyfish in an atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. (credit: NOAA/CC)

Article source: http://www.internews.org/our-stories/newsletters/climate-change-reporting-latin-america-asia