Fish & Fisheries

Western States Finalize Landmark Drought Plan For Colorado River Water

"Faced with reservoirs less than half full along the Colorado River, federal authorities and negotiators for Colorado and six other Western states on Tuesday finalized a landmark plan to share the burden of voluntarily using less water as growing cities and warming temperatures deplete the supply for 40 million people."

Source: Denver Post, 03/20/2019

Doc on Rare Porpoise Wins Sundance Award

An environmental documentary that follows a risk-laden effort to save a rare and elusive porpoise won over audiences at the recent Sundance Film Festival. Correspondent JoAnn Valenti takes a look at the film, along with other documentaries that explore the role of journalists and journalism. 

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May 15, 2019

DEADLINE: Institute for Environmental Journalism Summer 2019

The Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization InsideClimate News is running two summer journalism programs (coastal Maine or NYC) for high school students and recent graduates as an introduction to the process of environmental journalism and to give more experienced reporters a unique approach to covering climate change. Financial aid available (Apr 15 deadline). Application deadline: May 15.

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April 23, 2019

Energy, Salmon, Agriculture & Community: Can We Come Together?

The Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University is convening this one-day event to support current discussions with leaders and groups from Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho regarding a long-term plan to address energy, salmon, water, agriculture, and community needs.

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Prospect of Commercial Fishing In Central Arctic Ocean Poses Big Questions

"There has never been commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean — the part that surrounds the North Pole and is beyond any country’s jurisdiction. But with ice-free conditions projected within this century, countries are already preparing for how to deal with that possibility in the future."

Source: NPR, 03/06/2019

Capturing a Planet on the Fly

Capturing panoramas from the air has become a passion for veteran environmental photojournalist Dennis Dimick. In the latest EJ InSight, our new column exploring the cutting edge of visual journalism on the environment, Dimick describes how he visualizes the expanding human footprint of the emergent Anthropocene era — by shooting from commercial airplane flights. Plus, Dimick shares his techniques in a how-to sidebar.

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May 29, 2019 to May 30, 2019

Great Lakes Fishery Commission Annual Meeting

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission, which facilitates cross-border cooperation between Canada and the United States, invites you to the Commission's 64th annual meeting, to be held in Detroit, Michigan. RSVP by May 21.

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