As populations of wild salmon decline and cans and slabs of farmed salmon proliferate on supermarket shelves aquaculture practices that help feed the demand for the fish are gaining attention.
Useful resources for journalists covering Canadian environmental issues, as well as for those covering trans-border issues.
December 19, 2008
SEJ voices concern over axing of CNN enviro-science units
The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) joined several national and international science journalism organizations in writing a strong letter to CNN regarding its "shortsighted decision to cut its science, technology and environment unit in one fell swoop.... at a time when science coverage could not be more important in our national and international discourse."
Browse a broad array of non-SEJ journalism awards and grants, most but not all environmental.
The Society of Environmental Journalists has asked Environment Canada for its written policies on staff communication with news media.
This is an alphabetical listing of non-SEJ environmental journalism fellowships and workshops, compiled by SEJ.
"Environment Canada has 'muzzled' its scientists around the country, ordering them to refer all media queries to Ottawa.
On June 22, Ontario Education Minister Kathleen Wynne announced that as of January 2008, all elementary and secondary schools in the Canadian province will provide environmental education.
US and Canadian government agencies acknowledged the glass is only half full with the June 7, 2007, release of their State of the Great Lakes Highlights Report.
As campers and picnickers head outdoors in greater numbers for the summer season, many government agencies are urging them to not bring their own firewood.