Environment and natural resources

EU GCCA+ Youth Awards for the best climate storytelling

The EU GCCA+ Youth Awards support young journalists, writers and photographers to tell powerful climate stories around the world. If you are between 18 and 30 years and live in a GCCA+ country (see registration form) you can participate with a video/story with photos about climate change cooperation, preferably related to an EU-funded project in your ...

New report shows slowdown in mangrove losses–providing a ‘last best chance’ for global action to protect coastal forests

On July 26 2021, the Global Mangrove Alliance released their inaugural report, The State of the World’s Mangroves, a compilation of the most current information available on what we know about mangrove forests and what’s being done to reverse the downward trends impacting the forests and the ...

Tiisetso Mathole

Call for Applications: Climate Change Media Partnership 2021 Reporting Fellowships to COP26

DEADLINE:  23 July 2021, 11:59 PM, (UTC -11) via info.ejn@internews.org The Climate Change Media Partnership (CCMP), led this year by Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) in partnership with the Stanley Center for Peace and Security, is pleased to announce the 2021 CCMP Reporting Fellowship Program for journalists interested in ...

Call for applications: SUMERNET grants for media-research partnerships for environmental reporting (Apr-Nov 2021)

Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) is providing eight grants worth up to US$2,800 to selected journalists in the Mekong Region for environmental reporting during April to November 2021. These grants are intended for media to partner with SUMERNET researchers to produce and publish impactful stories that highlight critical environmental sustainability issues ...

Webinar|In conversation: Rights-based approaches for forest protection initiatives

Diverse perspectives on the development of solid benefit sharing and community contracting DATE/TIME: Wednesday 12th May 2021 | 10:00 am – 11.30 am (BST) | 3:00 – 4:30 pm (GMT+7) | Via Zoom (Register here) Initiatives aimed at tackling the climate crisis increasingly revolve around forest protection ...

3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum

Land tenure in Mekong forest landscapes: advancing the recognition of customary rights and responsible investment practices Online and in Chiang Mai (Thailand), Hanoi (Viet Nam), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Vientiane (Lao People’s Democratic Republic) and Yangon (Myanmar) Date: 26-27 May 2021 Recent global disruptions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Storytelling, Connecting, and Supporting Women for River and Water governance: an invitation to co-design

As with so many other global events in 2020, last year’s Women and Rivers Congress was held online. For the 181 participants, this was a great opportunity to start to meet and connect with the many activists, researchers, journalists, artists, and organisations working to support ...

[Online via Zoom] Water Governance in Southeast Asia: A Roundtable Discussion on the Mekong River Basin

This Roundtable focuses on the water governance and water management challenges in Southeast Asia, particularly in the Mekong River basin. We will examine questions of environmental justice with a panel of experts on the region, whose interests include—specifically in relation to the Mekong—issues of political ...

Small Grants Fund - Global Forest Watch

Civil Society Organizations operating in and around forested areas are some of the most effective champions of forest conservation and management. However, they frequently lack the resources or knowledge of how to incorporate the latest forest-monitoring technology into their research, advocacy, and field work. The ...

Year-end Dialogue Forum: Green Recovery: Moving Beyond the Pandemic

The monthly forum to “bridge the gap” and “connect the dots” of different views and opinions as well as bits of information to create one big picture for better understanding in society. In times when society has become widened with gaps and differences of views and ...

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