Earthquakes are often enough a disaster and response story. But there are important stories all the time about seismicity, preparation, prevention, planning, engineering, and other facets. Here are some key sources and starting points for reporters.
The peer-reviewed, open-access journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy "disseminate information on sustainability science issues in support of a greater global exchange of knowledge." Included is a searchable collection of doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.
Check out the environmental books authored, co-authored or edited by SEJ members, and published in 2012 or 2013. Links to previous years also included. Members: Get your book listed!
El congreso de SEJ en Miami tendrá sesiones llenas de noticias tan oportunas, tan relevantes a sus regiones, y de contenido tan apasionante, que los periodistas se animarán a enviarlas desde la misma conferencia. Tenderemos puentes entre los temas ambientales para conectar los asuntos comunes sobresalientes en todas las Américas y el resto del mundo.
Non-profit, non-partisan ECOS is the national association of state and territorial environmental agency leaders. Focus areas include: Air, Water, Waste, Cross Media, Planning, Compliance, Info Management, and Quicksilver Caucus.
Do you write about zoonotic and emerging diseases? The International Society for Infectious Diseases' free Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases listserv (and accompanying website) is a great source of moderator-reviewed reports, summaries, and more.
Terra.com's Green Lips es un blog especializado en medio ambiente, conservación y ecología. A green initiative of Terra.com's, the Spanish-language Green Lips includes video blogging, photo galleries, latest news, and trends on all things green.
Access to affordable and adequate health insurance is one of the biggest challenges independent journalists face. The SEJ Freelance Task Force has compiled information to help the growing number of SEJ members who need to purchase health insurance.
Center for Health Reporting editor-in-chief David Westphal writes about the impact of the Center's four-day series “Burning Issue: Gasping for Breath,” which examined the scientific links between woodstove/fireplace smoke and asthma, chronic lung disease and heart problems and highlighted the state's failure to regulate wood smoke pollution.
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