SEJ Members' Blogs and Websites

If you find a link below that no longer works, or if you're an SEJ member and would like your blog added to the page, please email Cindy MacDonald, SEJ's web content manager; include the title, URL and a 1-2 sentence description which includes your name. Members: you can also add a link to your website or other work in the 'personal information' section of your account — go to the Members Area and, in the "My Profile" section, click on "My Account." In addition, SEJ highlights members here.


Animals 24-7
Animals 24-7 provides news, information, & perspective to the humane community worldwide. Edited by Merritt Clifton.

Bohemian Adventures
Freelance environment writer, photographer, bohemian Wendee Nicole blogs about her travels around the globe on assignment, and the ups and downs of life as an independent writer making it in the world.

Peter Fairley's 'webjournal' charts the advances in energy efficiency, low-carbon power generation and sustainable transportation that will re-energize the world's economies.

Chesapeake Notebook
News, notes and observations from Rona Kobell, Tim Wheeler and the Bay Journal staff.

Coal Tattoo
Ken Ward Jr. of The Charleston Gazette writes about mining's mark on our world.

Coffee & Conservation
Ecologist Julie Craves blogs about sustainability issues connected to coffee, especially regarding biodiversity and the environment. Are your beans for the birds?

Covering the Planet
David Poulson, associate director of Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, helps journalists understand and explain environmental issues — and do it on deadline.

Al Cambronne blogs about nature and wildlife; his next book, DEERLAND, is about the major role of deer in the environment and in American culture. It’s a tale of love, obsession, and profound ecological consequences.

Divine Primates
This blog "develops a different 'story' on how we can change our culture so that we can better address our global and local crises." Earon Davis is a writer and former lawyer who "looks at humans as a species of primates — in an attempt to help get us unstuck from the consumerist materialism and anxiety which permeate our culture."

Dot Earth
In The New York Times' Dot Earth blog, Andrew C. Revkin examines efforts to balance human affairs with the planet's limits.

Energy Matters
Roger Witherspoon blogs on nuclear-related energy and environmental issues.

Environmental History
Updates and commentary on historical issues involving the media and environmental history by Bill Kovarik of Radford University. 

Des Moines Register environment reporter Perry Beeman covers news from around the country, and occasionally beyond.

The focus of this blog includes innovative environmentally-friendly products that are creating solutions and eco-related news. Debra Atlas looks at what works, what’s on the drawing boards, and the big "near misses" that are making the "green" news.
Coverage of Florida environmental news from Tallahassee and the state Capitol is provided by veteran journalist Bruce Ritchie. Issues include state legislation, climate change, land conservation, energy, waterways and coastal issues.

Fragments from Floyd
This is writer, naturalist and photographer Fred First's notebook/journal, sort of a front porch conversation that originates from a remote valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Floyd County, Virginia.

The Global Fool
Roberta Attanasio, a scientist dedicated to science communication, blogs to raise awareness of environmental problems and their global nature.

Grave Matters
This blog about green burial options is written by Mark Harris, author of the book Grave Matters: A Journey through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial.

The Green Blog
SEJ member Beth Daley and other reporters at The Boston Globe give readers New England centric environmental news.

Green Burial Naturally
Most people know what green burial is; Green Burial Naturally promotes this death care alternative and The Natural Burial Cemetery Guide, available through the website, helps them choose it for themselves. By SEJ member Ann Hoffner.

Green Grid Radio
Founder, engineer and producer Adam Pearson started GGR, which airs on KZSU Stanford 90.1FM, to address the disconnect he found between what the public thinks about the environment and energy, and the research of scientists in those fields.

The Green Grok
Erica Rowell of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment is the managing editor of Bill Chameides's blog on sustainability.

Green Scales
Leslie Wolcott writes about environmental justice in Michigan at, which she hopes will become a community forum with resources and discussions about environmental justice in Michigan and globally.

Environmental writer and editor Mindy Pennybacker focuses on lifestyles and health with her stories, daily tips and more.

Sharon Guynup
Sharon Guynup writes/shoots stories on diverse issues, from wildlife, resources, energy and climate change to environmental health and pollution.

Harman on Earth
Greg Harman is talking about the coming hundred years: sustainability, poverty, environmental justice and the like, with a focus on South Texas/Border region.

Mark Hertsgaard's Blog
Independent author and journalist Hertsgaard covers a wide range of issues and interests, including international affairs, American politics, the media, music and culture.

How to Boil a Frog
Jon Cooksey's funny treatment of the Big Picture — global warming, peak oil, overpopulation, shrinking resources, income inequality — reflects the personal, populist tone and broad scope of his upcoming theatrical docu-comedy of the same name.

I, Reporter
The purpose of Adam Glenn's blog is for "inspiring, guiding, and educating citizen journalists and the news organizations that work with them."

This is the blog of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, one of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry journals. It features posts on current environmental news, providing a resource for the public and a rapid response forum for communication on groundbreaking studies. Roberta Attanasio, a scientist dedicated to science communication, is the Blog Editor.

Tom Yulsman, co-director of the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder, blogs about science for Discover Magazine, with a focus on the intersection of imagery, imagination and Earth.

In My Garden
Freelance journalist Charlotte Kidd blogs on horticulture as mid-Atlantic Regional Editor for the National Gardening Association.

Former Seattle Post-Intelligencer reporter Robert McClure of InvestigateWest publishes original reporting and tools on that equip the public to participate in our democracy and collaborate with other news outlets to pursue consequential journalism.

Iron Curtain / Green Corridor
Nearly 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, SEJ member Ashley Ahearn reports from Europe on the Iron Curtain and conservation efforts along it. It's a multimedia journalism blog, including audio, text, and pictures.

Letters from the West
Idaho Statesman environment reporter Rocky Barker covers issues such as public lands, water, wildlife, nuclear and more in his blog.

Jane Braxton Little
Freelance writer/photographer exploring the environment: issues, icons and the just plain intriguing.

Robin Meadows
Robin Meadows covers conservation, agriculture and energy in California, where the three issues intersect and conflict. She also has a thing for molecular biology.

Mother Earth Journal
Mother Earth Journal is a public service news project of environmental news reporter Terri Hansen. Hansen, a credentialed news reporter for Indian Country Today Media Network, covers environmental issues that affect Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples.

Natural Resources Today
Written by Hank Lacey, this is a weblog for the discussion of natural resources law and policy issues and controversies, including court decisions, Congressional action and regulatory developments, with commentary, analysis and news.

Net Results
Julie Craves posts research news and updates from the Rouge River Bird Observatory in southeast Michigan, the nation's longest-running urban bird research station.

News Curation
Tom Elko is an environmental journalist utilizing multi-media reporting to produce compelling narratives about the events and issues impacting Minnesota's environment.

The Official Blog
Freelancer Christine Heinrichs blogs about poultry, including domestic, wild and historic breeds.

OnEarth Magazine
Emily Gertz is a correspondent for OnEarth Magazine, where she covers environment, science, and technology.

Opportunity, Montana
Brad Tyer blogs about the rehabilitation of western Montana's Clark Fork River, the largest Superfund site in the U.S., and explores the sacrificial role played by the community of Opportunity, Montana in the West's burgeoning restoration economy.

Out in the Wide World
Writer/photographer/editor Sharon Guynup reports on wildlife issues in India.

El Phoenix Sun
Sonoran desert resident Osha Gray Davidson documents his adventures in going solar in the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix, Arizona.

QUEST Community Science Blog
Liza Gross covers local and regional issues affecting ecology and wildlife in the San Francisco Bay Area for KQED QUEST. Her blog articles focus especially on species at risk and on those struggling to conserve them.

Rambling LA
For southern California families that enjoy the outdoors: hiking and biking with kids, green home and garden, nature projects for kids, and environmental news, by environmental reporter Ilsa Setziol.

Ray Ring's West
High Country News senior editor Ray Ring writes about environmental politics and the American West.

Ripple Effect
In this blog, Toledo Blade staff writer Tom Henry looks at how Great Lakes energy-environmental issues have a ripple effect on our public health, our natural resources, our economy, our psychological well-being, and our homespun pride.

Runaway Human Population
Hans Tammemagi, environment, science and travel writer for the Vancouver Sun in BC, Canada blogs about the exploding human population, its impacts on resources and environment and the future of the planet.

Dick Russell
This SEJ member, an author and environmental journalist, posts reports of conferences attended (including SEJ's Austin 2005) and invites comments from visitors.

Patricia Sagastume
Independent producer/reporter/writer for broadcast radio and television Patricia Sagastume blogs about issues in Southeast Florida.

Salsa Verde
"Commentary on green goings-on from deep in the heart of Texas" is provided by Asher Price of the Austin American-Statesman.

Shifting Gears
Roger Witherspoon blogs on the auto industry.

Signs from Earth
Through his blog, Dennis Dimick, executive editor of National Geographic Magazine's Environment section, explores the nexus between human aspiration and Earth's ability to sustain it.

The Story Group
SEJ members Leslie Dodson and Daniel Glick, along with photojournalist Ted Wood, are founding partners of this multimedia journalism consortium devoted to covering global energy, economic and environmental issues.  The Story Group combines strong journalism with new media techniques to achieve the most enduring goal of storytelling: to inform and inspire.

Summa Cum Latte
Kathiann M. Kowalski shares fun and fascinating news about science stuff and life in general at Summa Cum Latte. Visit regularly and enjoy as you sip your coffee, chai, milkshakes, or whatever.

Sustainable Industries
Correspondent Amy Westervelt writes for this print publication and website which covers cleantech, energy, green building and agriculture, all from a business perspective.

Watchdog Earth
James Bruggers, environment reporter for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY, blogs on news items and observations from inside the environment beat in his region and globally.

Watching Our Water Ways
Kitsap Sun environment reporter Christopher Dunagan writes about water-related issues to inspire discussions about the human and natural environment in the Puget Sound region of Washington state.

Water Tells
Lana Straub's premise is that water is the truth teller in society. We can hide our garbage, we can take long showers, we can pollute the earth, but eventually water will tell our story. Water tells when we use too much, it tells when we pollute it and it tells when we are running out of it.

What's That Crop?
This fun field guide to California crops is by Robin Meadows and Janet Byron, who enjoy identifying crops at 65 miles per hour and love to eat most of the fruits, vegetables and nuts grown in their home state.

Writer's Rant
Stephan Michaels blogs about environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest.

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