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June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."

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April 1, 2020

Webinar: Fighting for Open Records During the COVID-19 Crisis

Co-hosted by IRE and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, this free webinar takes place live at 2:00 p.m. Panelists will discuss specific records to ask for to investigate coronavirus response at all levels of government, and resources to help push back against agencies that say they can't fill requests during this crisis. Bring your questions. Recording will be available afterwards.

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March 27, 2020

Free Webinar: Rising from the Economic Ashes

The current pandemic has shown the immense brittleness and vulnerability of the world’s economy. Economic recovery is one of the biggest long-term stories facing journalists, and the world, right now. Join our conversation, 12-1:30 p.m. EST, with ecological economist Jon Erickson, University of Vermont; social economist Juliet Schor, Boston College; and interdisciplinary scholar Nate Hagens, Post Carbon Institute. The conversation will be moderated by Dale Willman, award-winning journalist and Associate Director of the new Resilience Media Project at the Earth Institute at Columbia University.

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March 5, 2020

How to Protect Yourself Online: Digital Safety Tools & Strategies Against Abuse

Join Future Tense, PEN America and the Freedom of the Press Foundation in Washington, DC, 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, for drinks and a hands-on cybersecurity self-defense session. Get practical tools and strategies to both prepare for and respond to online harassment. This event is free and open to the public. Can't be there in person? Watch the livestream.

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March 26, 2020

New Imaginings: Storytelling, Science and Activism Featuring Novelist Richard Powers

Award-winning environmental journalist and SEJ board president Meera Subramanian will host this free event, 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Princeton University in New Jersey, featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Powers, author of "The Overstory"; Robin Wall Kimmerer, SUNY professor of environmental biology and author of "Braiding Sweetgrass"; and forest activist Timothy Ingalsbee, executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics and Ecology. Will be available to watch online post-event.

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March 25, 2020 to March 26, 2020

American Climate Leadership Summit

ecoAmerica is hosting ACLS 2020 in Washington DC. Theme is Ambition • Restoration • Justice, to amplify and accelerate ambition on climate solutions, and build political will and demand for climate action in the 2020 election and beyond. Reporters are invited to attend for free.

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February 3, 2020 to March 1, 2020

Investigative Reporting in the Digital Age

This free Knight Center at the University of Texas at Austin course, designed for both beginner journalists and advanced investigators, will be taught by a team of four investigative journalists with decades of experience in investigating everything from political corruption to environmental hazards to human rights atrocities.

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October 19, 2020 to October 23, 2020

Wildscreen Festival

The biennial Wildscreen Festival in the UK, October 19-23, 2020, is a celebration of wildlife filmmaking and photography. There are 11 categories in the 2020 competition, and a new special jury prize for the production going to the greatest lengths to reduce their environmental impact. Deadlines: Earlybird – Feb 16; regular and extended – May 1 (no late fees).

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October 31, 2019

DEADLINE: RCFP Local Legal Initiative

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press will provide direct legal services to help local journalists and news organizations defend their rights to gather and report the news, gain access to public records and court proceedings, and more. Submit your proposal by Oct 31, 2019.

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November 8, 2019

Mining Law Summit

The University of Arizona’s College of Law invites you to attend our fourth annual Mining Law Summit, entitled "Mining Law for the Heavens and the Depths of the Sea." Cost is $50.

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