Earlier this year, award-winning science journalist Barbara Moran was the recipient of a Fund for Environmental Journalism grant for her proposal to produce articles examining the impact on environmental pollution and public health of industrial laundries in New England. Read her story, published November 19, 2012 on C-HIT, and distributed to Hartford Courant, New Haven Register, Middletown Press and Torrington-Register Citizen.
This Construction Management Project article offers information on green construction practices, including Green Building Benefits, LEED and Green Construction, Green Construction Resources, LEED Certification in America and Worldwide, and several links for further reading.
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SEJ member, reporter and author Andrew Revkin is the senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace University's Academy for Applied Environmental Studies and writes the award-winning Dot Earth blog for the Op-Ed side of The New York Times.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Edward Humes started his writing career in newspaper reporting, then moved to nonfiction books. Humes is currently updating his latest book, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash, researching his next environmentally themed book, and finishing a magazine article on the 80+ communities in California that are considering or have adopted bans on plastic grocery bags.
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The WOC is an international business alliance for corporate ocean responsibility. On their website, you'll find program information, resources, and events, such as the upcoming Industry Leadership Forum on Arctic Sustainable Development in Reykjavik, Iceland on Sep 16-17, 2012.
Independent journalist Meera Subramanian writes about culture and the environment with a focus on species conservation for national and international publications. Her work has appeared in Nature, The New York Times, Smithsonian, Audubon, Orion and elsewhere. She was awarded SEJ’s 2012 Outstanding Feature Story award for her Virginia Quarterly Review piece about the collapse of India’s vulture population.
Freelance journalist John Platt writes about endangered species on all seven continents, conservation, climate change, trophy hunting, the illegal wildlife trade and more for a wide variety of publications. His blog, Extinction Countdown, has been published by Scientific American since 2009.
An independent journalist for 18 years, Melissa Gaskill specializes in science, nature, and travel, primarily the outdoor or sustainable type. She's also the author of Best Hikes with Dogs: Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast and recently was a 2012 Fellow at the Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment and Science in Florida.