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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.

Edelman’s TransCanada Astroturf Docs Expose Oil Industry PR Attack

"Documents obtained by Greenpeace detail a desperate astroturf PR strategy designed by Edelman for TransCanada to win public support for its Energy East tar sands export pipeline. TransCanada has failed for years to win approval of the controversial border-crossing Keystone XL pipeline, so apparently the company has decided to 'win ugly or lose pretty' with an aggressive public relations attack on its opponents."

Source: DeSmogBlog, 11/18/2014

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