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Thanks to These Generous Members and Friends Who Supported SEJ’s Work in 2013

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"Rachel Carson and Her Sisters"

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"Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment"

By Robert K. Musil
Rutgers University Press, $26.95

Reviewed by TOM HENRY

You go, girl.

I’m being a bit facetious – though not totally – when I describe the general tone of “Rachel Carson and Her Sisters,” which is really a hybrid between environmental history and women’s studies.

January 31, 2015

DEADLINE: Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting

Presented by the Better Government Association with the support of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Awards recognize the best in government-related investigative reporting from across the Midwest region, defined as Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan. Enter by Jan 31, 2015.

Congress Could Still Pass FOIA Reform

There is still a chance that Congress could pass legislation strengthening the Freedom of Information Act before it adjourns. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a fix-FOIA bill (S 2520) November 20, 2014, setting up the possibility of full-Senate floor action. The Society of Environmental Journalists has urged Congress and the President to support such legislation.

December 3, 2014

The Resilience Beat: Reporting on Climate, Population, and Health

At the Wilson Center in Washington, DC (and webcast live), author Alan Weisman will give a keynote presentation on his experience researching and promoting his landmark book, "Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?" Following his presentation, a roundtable panel of environment and health reporters will discuss their surprising new stories where climate change meets resilience, population, and health.

February 6, 2015

DEADLINE: Metcalf Institute Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting invites early- to mid-career journalists to apply for one of ten fellowships to attend its 17th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems, June 7-12, 2015, at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Apply by Feb 6th.

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