Northeast (CT MA ME NH NJ NY RI VT)

May 2, 2017

SEJ-NYC Meet-up with NYU/Institute for Policy Integrity's Director

NYC-and-area journalists are invited to an informal discussion at 7:30 p.m. with Richard Revesz, law professor and director of NYU's Institute for Policy Integrity. He will answer all your questions about the legal details and implications of the Trump administration's environmental deregulation efforts.

May 6, 2017 to May 7, 2017

Rethinking Animals Summit 2017

Please join us in New York City for The Rethinking Animals Summit 2017, an urgent gathering to address the volatile coexistence of human and non-human animals. Can we create a sustainable, healthy and humane future that includes the protection of all creatures?

Topics on the Beat: 

"Maine’s Wells Could Be Polluted With Arsenic, Lead"

"AUGUSTA, Maine — The water that flows out of your faucet may taste good, smell good and look good — but there’s a chance it could make you sick. That was the message from some scientists who shared their ongoing research last week at the Maine Sustainability & Water Conference, held each year by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions."

Source: Bangor Daily News, 04/05/2017
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.

Topics on the Beat: 
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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