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April 30, 2014 to May 2, 2014

2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle is the largest most comprehensive event of its kind in the region. The purpose of the conference is to assemble scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community/business leaders, policy makers, educators and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea Ecosystem.

April 30, 2014

Groundtruth and Airwaves: Sensor Networks and Emerging Technology for Environmental Journalism

Working journalists from around the world will join a panel of technology experts and research scientists at UC Berkeley to explore opportunities and challenges found at the nexus of DIY sensors, crowdsourced data, and environmental and health journalism. 1-5 p.m. Advanced registration required.

April 13, 2014

SHOWTIME's "Years of Living Dangerously"

"YEARS" is a documentary series, airing exclusively on SHOWTIME beginning Sunday, Apr 13, 2014, where "Hollywood’s brightest stars and today’s most respected journalists explore the issues of climate change and bring you intimate accounts of triumph and tragedy." SEJ members were invited to an exclusive online preview screening and subsequent discussion and Q&A on Apr 2, 2014 with Executive Producer David Gelber, YEARS Correspondent + Executive VP of Conservation International M. Sanjayan, and Chief Science Advisors Heidi Cullen, Ph.D.,and Joe Romm, Ph.D., moderated by Peter Dykstra, Publisher of DailyClimate.org and Environmental Health News. Now the public is welcome to go here for the trailer video, an overview of the series, bios, FAQs, extras, and show schedule.

June 30, 2014 to July 2, 2014

Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum

"From Information to Participation — Challenges for the Media" is the title of this interdisciplinary media congress in Bonn, Germany, which will kick off with an informative media summit entitled "The Future of Journalism and the Role of International Broadcasters."

March 19, 2014

Workshop on Principles and Best Practices for Sharing Data from Environmental Health Research

The IOM Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine will host a workshop on Principles and Best Practices for Sharing Data from Environmental Health Research. Webcast and in-person event starting at 8:30 a.m.

April 16, 2014

Climate Conversations Webinar Series: Extreme Weather: Mitigation & Resiliency to Climate Change

Learn how scientists can forecast where extreme events will occur and their severity. Also discussed will be what communities and governments can do to increase resiliency to extreme weather events and how the scientific community can help prepare citizens and government. 4 - 6:30 p.m. MST. Free

March 5, 2014

Climate Conversations Webinar Series: Attribution of Extreme Weather

In this interactive panel discussion, scientists will discuss what characterizes an extreme weather event and how single events or trends in extreme weather are attributed to climate change. 4:30 - 6 p.m. MST. Free

March 1, 2014

DEADLINE: Street Trees Photo Contest

Submit your best street trees photo for the chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate.

December 4, 2013

The Fracking Revolution: Finding Energy Stories Everywhere

In a one-hour, free webinar on Dec. 4, NPR's Marilyn Geewax will help you understand how fracking's unleashing of massive amounts of fossil fuels is changing all of our lives. Two times available: noon or 4pm ET.

February 27, 2014 to March 2, 2014

Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference

Primarily an environmental law conference, this annual event is also a great place for journalists to pick up stories, discuss the nuts and bolts of what makes something a story, and focus on other topics related to environmental journalism. The event will be followed by a local SEJ-led Meet-up.

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