National (U.S.)

July 25, 2024

SciLine Experts on Camera: Landslide Risks With Dr. Daniel Sturmer

Part of Sciline's "experts on camera" series, U of Cincinnati's Dr. Daniel Sturmer will be available from 1-3 p.m. ET for 15-minute 1-on-1 Zoom interviews. He can discuss landslide causes, management and risks, and how climate change impacts those risks and increases difficulty in forecasting. 

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Biden BLM To Add Protections Against Drilling In Alaska Petroleum Reserve

"Federal officials are proposing a new set of protections in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. If approved, they could come atop the rules that Bureau of Land Management finalized this spring to limit oil and gas drilling on more than half of the giant petroleum reserve."

Source: Anchorage Daily News, 07/18/2024

"With Sewage Gushing Into Sea, US and Mexican Border Towns Plead For Help"

"Each day, millions of gallons of sewage cascade through a canyon and into the Pacific Ocean just south of the U.S.-Mexican border. As any surfer in San Diego knows, summer swells that come from the south will push the toxic brew north."

Source: Reuters, 07/18/2024
July 25, 2024 to August 20, 2024

Fuel, Foul Air and Fallout: The Health Tolls of Energy and Defense in the U.S.

Join the Pulitzer Center for three virtual discussions about projects that investigate how extractive industries and defense impact Americans’ health. Register for one or all, on July 25, Aug 13 and 20, 2024.

July 26, 2024

DEADLINE: Ilíiaitchik — Indigenous Correspondents Program

This year-long program is specifically for Indigenous college or university students (regardless of area of study/academic background) who are passionate about environmental communication and storytelling. Participants receive one-on-one mentoring, a $1,000 stipend and more. Deadline is Jul 26, 2024.

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