"Elderly Swiss Women Bring European Court's First Climate Case"

"Thousands of elderly Swiss women have joined forces in a groundbreaking case heard on Wednesday at the European Court of Human Rights, arguing that their government's "woefully inadequate" efforts to fight global warming violate their human rights."

Source: Reuters, 03/30/2023

Rising Antarctic Ice Melt Will Badly Slow Global Ocean Flows: Study

"Rapidly melting Antarctic ice is dramatically slowing down the flow of water through the world's oceans, and could have a disastrous impact on global climate, the marine food chain and even the stability of ice shelves, new research has found."

Source: Reuters, 03/30/2023

Plastics Cause Health Issues From Cancer To Birth Defects: Study

"Plastics are responsible for wide-ranging health impacts including cancers, lung disease and birth defects, according to the first analysis of the health hazards of plastics across their entire life cycle – from extraction for manufacturing, through to dumping into landfill and oceans."

Source: Guardian, 03/29/2023

SEJournal News: Weekly Online Publication Seeks Volunteer Editors

The SEJournal is opening its ranks to a new crew of volunteer co-editors. They will join the roster of talented co-editors to oversee the majority of the weekly’s numerous sections, and help shape key content for the longstanding independent publication of the Society of Environmental Journalists. The work is rewarding, the commitment small, the camaraderie great. Find out about the openings and how to join our team.

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"Oil Spills And Near Misses: More Ghost Tankers Ship Sanctioned Fuel"

"An oil tanker runs aground off eastern China, leaking fuel into the water. Another is caught in a collision near Cuba. A third is seized in Spain for drifting out of control. These vessels were part of a "shadow" fleet of tankers carrying oil last year from countries hit by Western sanctions, according to a Reuters analysis of ship tracking and accident data and interviews with more than a dozen industry specialists."

Source: Reuters, 03/24/2023
April 28, 2023

DEADLINE: IJNR Lake Superior Institute

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites applications until Apr 28 for an expenses-paid Institute for journalists, Jun 10-16, 2023, along Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior and into Canada while exploring how we use, manage and conserve this incomparable freshwater resource and related issues.

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