The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' 12th Report on Carcinogens, released June 2011, includes 8 new substances: industrial chemical formaldehyde and a botanical known as aristolochic acids, as well as captafol, cobalt-tungsten carbide, certain inhalable glass wool fibers, o-nitrotoluene, riddelliine, and styrene.
Mozilla and the Knight Foundation have partnered to bring web technologists and journalists together worldwide to invent the future of news. Submit your ideas for the opportunity to take part in the Knight-Mozilla Learning Lab in July 2011 and earn a paid, one-year Knight-Mozilla Fellowship at a leading news organization.
PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press are now downloadable to anyone free of charge. This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 titles plus future reports produced by the Press.
Reporting guides written by seasoned investigative reporters offer helpful techniques for conducting interviews and using data. Tech Tools offers dozens of free tutorials and videos on branding, website development, blogging, digital audio and podcasting, taking and managing digital photos, shooting and editing video, scripting and voiceovers, and online reporting techniques like crowd-sourcing.
A video report on data visualization as a storytelling medium. Produced by Geoff McGhee during a Knight Journalism Fellowship. Total running time: 54 minutes; with related information and links.
SEJ has compiled a set of key information resources for anyone reporting on or following nuclear developments in Japan or elsewhere, including the United States. You'll find news sources, nuclear agencies, industry, scientist and environmental groups.
The US Environmental Protection Agency's Plan EJ 2014 is a strategy to help integrate environmental justice into EPA's day to day activities. The public can comment on the draft plans through April 29, 2011 on Regulations.gov.
The peer-reviewed, open-access journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy "disseminate information on sustainability science issues in support of a greater global exchange of knowledge." Included is a searchable collection of doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.
Non-profit, non-partisan ECOS is the national association of state and territorial environmental agency leaders. Focus areas include: Air, Water, Waste, Cross Media, Planning, Compliance, Info Management, and Quicksilver Caucus.
Do you write about zoonotic and emerging diseases? The International Society for Infectious Diseases' free Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases listserv (and accompanying website) is a great source of moderator-reviewed reports, summaries, and more.