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Extreme Weather Is Pummeling The Midwest; Farmers Are In Deep Trouble

"In Kendell Culp’s corner of northwest Indiana, relentless rain began falling on his farm months ago, saturating the ground his family has nurtured for generations and delaying the start of their planting season by more than a week."

Source: Washington Post, 06/03/2019
June 26, 2019

DEADLINE: IJNR's Bristol Bay Institute

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources invites journalists on an expenses-paid learning expedition to Alaska, Aug 31-Sep 7, 2019, to explore topics including mining in the Bristol Bay watershed; fisheries management; Indigenous sovereignty and resources management; climate change and its impacts on the region; land use issues; and more. Apply by Jun 26.

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June 25, 2019 to June 26, 2019

Africa Blue Economy Forum

The second annual forum in Tunis, Tunisia will focus on opportunities and innovations in emerging and frontier sectors of the Blue Economy and how they can help accelerate Africa’s transformation.

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August 27, 2020

11th Annual Women in Green Forum

The annual WIGF program highlights women’s impact on the environmental industry. The 2020 event in Los Angeles will convene sustainability trailblazers who share insights about the newest and most cutting-edge environmental innovations.

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April 21, 2019

DEADLINE: IWMF Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories

Twice yearly, the International Women’s Media Foundation offers grants supporting journalism produced by and about women. The grants, averaging $5,000 USD, are open to professional journalists with three or more years' experience. Next deadline is April 21, 2019.

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March 20, 2020

DEADLINE: Maria Moors Cabot Prizes

The Maria Moors Cabot Prizes, founded in 1938, honor reporting on Latin America & the Caribbean, especially that which impacts society, and demonstrates commitment to important stories over the course of a long and distinguished career. $5,000 honorarium. Nomination deadline is Mar 20, 2020.

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March 19, 2019 to March 21, 2019

Kyoto Prize Symposium

This annual event in San Diego provides an opportunity for an international audience to learn about the achievements of the current Kyoto Prize Laureates and to discuss the relationship between their accomplishments and the common quest for peace and harmony in our world. The lectures are open to the public at no charge. Journalists can apply by Feb 28, 2019 for a Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship to learn about the latest Kyoto Prize laureates and their work through lectures, workshops and access to the laureates themselves.

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April 29, 2020 to April 30, 2020

Native Broadcast Summit

The theme of the 2020 Native Broadcast Summit in Phoenix, AZ is "Our Destiny Through Solutions Storytelling." This annual event supports capacity building and professional development opportunities specifically for broadcasters and media makers serving Indian Country.

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March 1, 2020

DEADLINE: IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

The International Women's Media Foundation celebrates the achievements of women journalists worldwide, who put themselves at risk to give us a window into critical global issues. Nomination deadline: Mar 1, 2020.

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