February 18, 2024 to February 23, 2024

AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting

Press registration is open for the 2024 Ocean Sciences Meeting, co-sponsored by the American Geophysical Union, the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography and The Oceanography Society (TOS), in New Orleans. Complimentary for staff, freelance and student journalists.

November 17, 2023

DEADLINE: IJNR Virtual Workshop on Wildfire Policy, Politics + Science

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites journalists to apply by Nov 17 for this free virtual workshop, Dec 5-6, 2023, on covering the science and policy surrounding the shifting fire landscape. Reporters will hear from expert speakers, including scientists, Indigenous fire practitioners, policy-makers and fire managers.


Author Brings Far-Reaching Insight to ‘The Three Ages of Water’

Leading water expert Peter Gleick’s new book on water’s past, present and future is an ambitious volume that offers a panoramic look at this essential resource — and hope for living in harmony with it in the future. BookShelf Editor Tom Henry calls “The Three Ages of Water” a rare book of breadth and depth, part history and part sustainable remedy. Read his review.

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Electric Vehicles Will Be Burning Rubber in 2024

As global sales of electric vehicles surge, the positive impact on climate change emissions could be a critical benefit. But as our Backgrounder points out, it’s not as simple as that. There are challenges with politics, tax laws, mineral access, related pollution regulations and union jobs. Get an overview of the issue, in this latest entry in our expanding 2024 Journalists’ Guide to Environment + Energy.

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Fungal Networks Could Help Make The Planet More Resilient To Climate Change

"A team of scientists loaded into a gray minivan in this capital city earlier this year and drove for hundreds of miles west through the Kazakh steppe — a vast region marked by endless open plains of grass, abandoned farms and flower-filled meadows."

Source: Washington Post, 10/11/2023

"The High-Tech Hunt For One Of The World’s Most Elusive Sharks"

''Nicolas Tomasi has never laid eyes on it. He has worked these waters for years without seeing one but has heard the tales from old-timers — of a patient predator, hiding under the sand off this French island’s shores, waiting for the right moment to strike."

Source: Washington Post, 10/04/2023


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