Central America & the Caribbean

February 15, 2023

DEADLINE: Indigenous Community Media Fund

Cultural Survival's funding of $6,000-$12,000 provides opportunities for Indigenous community radio stations and media outlets to strengthen their broadcast infrastructure and systems while providing training opportunities to their community journalists. Apply by Feb 15, 2023.

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January 31, 2023

DEADLINE: Rest of World Photography Contest

Submit a single image made within the last three years showing how technology impacts you and your communities. Open to photographers of any skill level, living and working in the non-Western world. First-place winner receives $1,000; second-place $500; third-place $250. Deadline is Jan 31, 2023.

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February 2, 2023

Webinar: How To Cover Infrastructure

The first of Mongabay's 2023 webinars will feature expert panelists who have reported on, studied and worked on issues related to infrastructure development and its impacts on the environment and local communities. The webinar will focus on regions such as Southeast Asia and Latin America. 7pm ET.

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January 6, 2023

DEADLINE: EJN Scholarships for Journalists To Cover 2023 Biodiversity Conferences

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites professional environmental journalists from low- or middle-income countries to apply for travel grants of up to $2,500 to attend and report from conferences and global summits related to biodiversity issues that are taking place in 2023. Deadline: Jan 6, 2023.

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February 28, 2023

Global Investigative Journalism Conference and Fellowships Deadline

The 2023 conference will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden, Sep 19-22, with more than 150 expenses-paid fellowships available to both established and promising journalists in developing and transitioning countries, and for journalists from disenfranchised communities, to participate in-person. Apply by Feb 28.

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COP 27 Egypt — From Afar, How UN Meeting Will Affect Climate Change Reporting

How will the UN’s yearly climate treaty talks in Egypt next month touch domestic U.S. reporting? The latest Backgrounder has an outlook, with close attention to the question of compensation for nations suffering the worst impacts of global warming, plus the politics of war and energy, methane and HFCs. The prospects for action in and after Egypt.

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September 23, 2022

DEADLINE: Caribbean Climate Justice Journalism Fellowship

This virtual Climate Tracker/Open Society Foundations fellowship is for Caribbean journalists or students between 18-35 years of age. Includes a monthly stipend; global exposure of your profile and your stories; networking opportunities; and 1-1 training with technical experts and climate journalists. Apply by Sep 23, 2022.

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Reporter Navigates Ethical Questions in Project on Endangered Species, Free Markets

Rare parrots, captured in the wild and relocated to a European zoo, are at the heart of an award-winning feature that explores the role of private actors in conservation. Journalist Brendan Borrell (pictured, left) talks about the ethical concerns raised by the controversial figure at the heart of his Audubon Magazine piece, and offers advice on making the most of having an investigation scooped.

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