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April 29, 2017 to April 30, 2017

Planetary Health / GeoHealth Annual Meeting

The Planetary Health Alliance, along with The Rockefeller Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Ecological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, and The Lancet, is hosting the inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting at the Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, with an opening reception on Friday, April 28 at the New England Aquarium.

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April 11, 2017

DEADLINE: IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship

This seven-month International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) fellowship gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. Apply by Apr 11, 2017.

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March 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Columbia Energy Journalism Initiative

The Energy Journalism Initiative is a program at the Center on Global Energy Policy within Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.  Its mission is to promote quality journalism in energy. For its inaugural year (2017), a three-day seminar, June 20-23, will be held in New York City for approximately 15 energy journalists. Apply by Mar 31.

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Families Worry Over Water Contamination At Former New Hampshire Air Base

"PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The Pease International Tradeport, which features an airport, hundreds of businesses and several day care centers, has been called a textbook example of how to redevelop an air base. But many who worked or had their children looked after there are coming to terms with a hidden risk: drinking water contaminated by military firefighting foam that contained perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs."

Source: AP, 03/06/2017

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