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Calif. Tribe That Lost 90% Of Land During Gold Rush To Get Redwood Site

"California’s Yurok Tribe, which had 90% of its territory taken from it during the Gold Rush of the mid-1800s, will be getting a slice of its land back to serve as a new gateway to Redwood National and State Parks visited by 1 million people a year."

Source: AP, 03/21/2024

SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism Awards $47,605 to Support Stories on the U.S. Clean Energy Transition

The Fund for Environmental Journalism has awarded $47,605 for 11 projects selected through the 2023-24 round of competition for stories on the U.S. Clean Energy Transition. 100% of the story projects focus on under-represented communities or share diverse perspectives on environmental issues.

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"Colorado Could Bring Back Wolverines In An Unprecedented Rewilding Effort"

"A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers are proposing legislation to reintroduce wolverines, one of the country’s rarest carnivores, into a state primed with deep snow and high mountains. The unprecedented move would be the first wolverine reintroduction in North America, and is part of an ongoing effort by Coloradans to restore the state’s native species."

Source: Guardian, 03/12/2024

#SEJSpotlight: Jocelyn Tabancay Duffy, Reporter and Video Producer, Nexus Media News

Meet SEJ member Jocelyn Tabancay Duffy! Jocelyn is an environmental journalist and video producer based in Oakland, CA. Her work has been featured on The Guardian, NBC, The Intercept, Nexus Media News, KALW, and PBS. She is currently working on documentaries exploring natural gas and plastics' impact on human health.

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