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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."

January 20, 2022

ICFJ Webinar: Covering the Climate Crisis – What You Need to Know

Join the International Center for Journalists at 1:00 p.m. ET for a conversation with top U.S. reporters covering the climate crisis. They will discuss everything from how to interpret the science to tracking government progress on climate change goals to the politics of covering such a charged topic.

January 18, 2022

EPA Webinar: National PFAS Roadmap – Update for Tribes & Indigenous Peoples

This EPA webinar will provide an introduction to PFAS, outline information on the potential impacts of PFAS in Indian country and in indigenous communities, discuss the value of mapping tools and provide an overview of EPA’s Strategic Roadmap — a national strategy to confront PFAS pollution. 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET.

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January 7, 2022

DEADLINE: IJNR Virtual Workshop on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources will present a virtual workshop, Jan 26-27, 2022, on what GLRI projects mean for the eight U.S. states, two Canadian provinces and more than 30 million people who call the Great Lakes region home. Participating journalists eligible for story grants. Deadline: Jan 7.

December 17, 2021

2021 Conference on Deep Seabed Mineral Mining

The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation's virtual conference will examine various elements around seabed mining, such as the ecology of the seabed, the possibility of addressing the climate crisis without mining the deep seabed, perspectives and activities of the U.S. State Dept. 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. ET.

December 8, 2021

Two Sides of the Climate Coin: Sea Level Rise and Extreme Weather

Interacting crises compound flood risks and present challenges for infrastructure, environmental justice, public safety, and local economies. Co-hosted by Metcalf Institute and the Pulitzer Center, panelists will offer perspectives on the challenges and solutions in Rhode Island, a global hot spot for sea level rise. 2:00 p.m. ET.

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December 6, 2021

Barbara Ward Lecture 2021: Outstanding Woman in Development

Join the International Institute for Environment and Development in person or online for a lecture by Rebeca Grynspan (pictured, left), the secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, to discuss "Costa Rica’s journey to global climate leadership – what can we learn from a good example?" 1:30 p.m. ET.

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January 26, 2022

New Superfund Redevelopment Mapper Tool and Training Webinar

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launches Superfund Redevelopment Mapper, an interactive tool that provides information related to reuse and redevelopment on and near Superfund sites. This webinar will review how the tool highlights key data stakeholders need to plan for future Superfund site use. 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET.

February 24, 2022

Student Press Freedom Day

SEJ partners in this annual day of action which elevates and amplifies the significant challenges faced by student journalists, and celebrates their great successes. With a focus this year on censorship and self-censorship as impediments to student press freedom, already available are grants, a photo competition, a series of skills-based training seminars and more — including a series of events in the lead up to Student Press Freedom Day.

November 22, 2021

Rediscovering Rachel Carson, Poet of the Sea

Join writer and biologist Sandra Steingraber, editor of a new Library of America edition, for a free online talk and Q&A about Rachel Carson, who was internationally celebrated as a “poet of the sea” for a trilogy of prescient books about the world’s oceans. 6:00 p.m. ET.



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