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SEJournal Online is the digital news magazine of the Society of Environmental Journalists. To subscribe to the e-newsletter, email your name and preferred email address to sej@sej.org. Send questions, comments, story ideas, articles, news briefs and tips to sejournaleditor@sej.org. For advertising information and rates, or to advertise your recent book in the new digital SEJournal (special rate for SEJ members), email sej@sej.org. Learn more about SEJournal Online.

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July 15, 2013

  • In this issue: ESA at 40 — 40 things journalists should know; tangled tale of the endangered wolf; SEJ resources for busy enviro journalists; how one freelancer supports a travel addiction; five book reviews; IJNR institute inspires journalists; watershed tipsheet; and SEJ's 2012 individuals donor list.

April 15, 2013

  • In this issue: Special report on energy and climate change; first installment of new column 'Freelance Files' on goal setting; database helps track illegal parkland conversions; members cover sprawl, science and chickens; annual Sundance Film Festival report; and six book reviews.

January 15, 2013

  • In this issue: Superstorm Sandy's hidden warning; analysis of pivotal enviro issues to watch; new frontiers in visual journalism; keeping up on chemical databases; members helping members: SEJ's mentoring program; media on the move; and book reviews.

     

September 15, 2012

  • In this issue: How Carson's Silent Spring shapes modern environmentalism; Florida's lost wildlife highways; an interview with San Antonio Express-News enviro-adventure reporter Colin McDonald; bridging the journalism/science divide; SEJ Awards winners; EPA's ECHO database, your two-faced best friend; and more.

April 15, 2012

  • In this issue: Getting into the (Clean Water) Act; SEJ's grant program has real impact on reporting; indie enviro films at Sundance; election year buzzwords; sneak preview of SEJ's 2012 conference, Lubbock, Texas; web tool DocumentCloud brings documents to life; ex-CNN executive producer Dykstra returns to journalism; meteorologists as environmental journalists; SEJ members honored, produce videos, win awards and grants; and 5 book reviews! (Why wait 3 months for access to each quarterly issue? Get your Summer/Fall issue now: how to join or subscribe.)

January 15, 2012

  • In this issue: Documerica photo archive rediscovered; exploring the narrative form; SEJ Miami, according to Helvarg and Letto; important considerations for freelancers; Transparency Watch project raises serious concerns about government access; how to check local water use and scrutinize big water projects; climate change coverage dips in quantity, shifts in presentation; SEJ members' new books and projects.

October 15, 2011

  • In this issue: Covering and surviving trauma; goodbye to SEJournal editor Mike Mansur; interview with award-winning Seattle Times reporter Craig Welch; MIT @ 150 years; media's vetting of candidates on climate change; negotiating the 'new' journalism world; environmental and economic impacts of world's growing demand for food; and more.

July 15, 2011

  • In this issue: Harvest Public Media fills coverage gap; California weekly unravels green claims; lessons from BP's Gulf oil disaster; nuke experts assess reporting on Fukushima; rethinking climate change-natural disasters relationship; thanks to SEJ's founders; enterprising disaster coverage; spreadsheet techniques check scientists’ studies; UN science panel deals with dwindling natural resources.

April 15, 2011

  • In this issue: Remembering Bill Freudenburg; SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism grows;  move from daily newspaper job rewards science writer and book author; environment in dramas at Sundance Film Festival; essential reading list for climate change reporters; how to stop procrastinating; students produce impressive series on climate change threats to national security.    

January 15, 2011

  • In this issue: Twain's truths echo today; GOP wave alters enviro debate; lessons from "cap-and-trade" coverage; disaster recovery in flux; award-winning radio story on green architecture; SEJ launches new Diversity Task Force; nanosilver bacteria-eaters a new health concern.

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