The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources will take journalists to Maryland, Sep 15-20, 2015, to explore threats to the Chesapeake Bay region, including nonpoint source pollution, depleted fisheries, and a population that grows by 100,000 residents each year. Apply by Aug 12.
This free specialized reporting institute, Nov 12-13, 2015 in Gainsville, Florida (from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation), is designed for any journalist or weather broadcaster reporting on water issues and the impact of climate change. Apply by Sep 1.
COMPASS is hosting travel fellowships for journalists to attend the 21st Biennial Society for Marine Mammalogy Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in San Francisco this December. Apply by Sep 11.
"Sustainable Development and Growing the Blue Economy - the Next 50 Years"
The Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) is the World Ocean Council (WOC) global ocean business community annual conference on responsible ocean industry operations. With Singapore celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015 and continuing to advance its significant role in the global maritime economy, SOS 2015 will bring together the diverse ocean business community to plan for the next 50 years of Blue Growth, a sustainable ocean economy and responsible ocean business opportunities.