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May 13, 2021

How to Start and Succeed at Freelance Journalism

Tune into a webinar with freelance multimedia reporter Melissa Noel, moderated by International Center for Journalists' Global Forum Community Manager Paul Adepoju. Learn how to pitch across borders, carve out your niche/beats, develop relationships with editors, negotiate contracts, more. 10:00 a.m. ET.

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May 24, 2021 to June 15, 2021

2021 National Pesticide Forum: Cultivating Healthy Communities

Presented by Beyond Pesticides and The Institute for Exposomic Research/Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, the virtual 2021 Forum takes place 6:00-7:30 p.m. ET on May 24, and 1:00-5:30 p.m. ET on June 1, 8 and 15, to discuss confronting health threats, climate disasters and biodiversity collapse with a toxic-free future.

May 6, 2021

How Vicious Disinformation Campaigns Aim to Silence Women Journalists

Join in a conversation with Filipino-American journalist Maria Ressa and International Center for Journalists' Global Director of Research Julie Posetti to discuss new ICFJ-UNESCO research on online violence as a weapon of disinformation and evolving strategies for fighting back. 10:30 a.m. ET.

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May 18, 2021

SEJ Webinar: Missing Stories — Uncovering Environment-Climate-Religion Connections

When it comes to covering climate change and environmental crisis, journalists are missing a major hook: religion, faith and spirituality. Join us, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, for a discussion on how to find these missing stories and tell them well, including launch of a new fellowship and story grants via SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism.

May 11, 2021

SEJ Webinar: What Would Real Environmental Health and Justice Look Like?

Join SEJ's all-star panel, ahead of the new White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council meeting on May 13, for a discussion of what's happening in local communities and at the national level, and get story ideas on both the problems and solutions to the challenges of protecting environmental health and equity. 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

April 29, 2021

Impact Investigations: Environmental Coverage with a Racial Equity Lens

Join the Fund for Investigative Journalism on April 29, 2021 for a free online forum. Hear from several leading journalists, including two of their grantees whose recent stories examine the impact of environmental issues on communities of color. Moderated by Lottie Joiner, who serves on the FIJ’s Board of Directors. 11:30am ET.

June 7, 2021 to June 17, 2021

Science Writers and Communicators of Canada 2021 Conference

SWCC will gather virtually June 7, 9, 11, 14, 15 and 17 for their 2021 Conference to explore resilience through informative sessions and interactive workshops. 12:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. ET each day.

April 22, 2021

Why Colombia is the Arctic: Celebrating Earth Day

The World Federation of Science Journalists is hosting a virtual conversation with science journalist Angela Posada-Swafford and Dr. Mario Londoño-Mesa to learn about the current transformation that Colombia is experiencing due to the changes in the Arctic. 6pm ET.

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April 21, 2021

ACG Webinar: Climate Change and Energy Policy at the State Level

The Aspen Institute Germany and the American Council on Germany invite you to a virtual discussion on the challenges posed by climate change and energy, and to explore collaboration at state level. 12pm ET.

April 19, 2021 to April 21, 2021

Wilson Center Earth Optimism Conversations: Oceans & Climate, Hydrogen, Offshore Wind

Ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate hosted by President Biden, the Wilson Center's Global Europe Program is partnering with the Smithsonian Institution and European embassies in Washington D.C. to launch a conversation series focused on solutions and possibilities when it comes to climate risk, conservation and sustainability.



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