Environmental Journalism

Photo: Ron Mader, Desert Wildlife (Some rights reserved) Environmental Journalism = Investigation and publication of news focusing on the fabric of life on our living planet We have some ideas on improving environmental journalism. Planeta.com curates dozens of resource pages about green – biodiversity, climate, parks, wildlife – and grey – energy, recycling – environmental …

Improving Environmental Journalism

Photo: Ajit Huilgol, US Fish and Wildlife, Pangolin (Some rights reserved) There is no better way to understand our world than by being environmentally conscious and active. Planeta.com embraces conscious travel and ecotourism – mindful journeys that respect the natural and cultural worlds. These travels are continuing steps toward an evolving compact with the future. …

United Nations Environment Programme

Logo The United Nations Environment Programme – unep.org – is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Key [email protected] HistoryIt was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) …

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Elsewhere on the Web The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) – iied.org –  is a global leader in sustainable development. “Our mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world, using evidence, action and influence in partnership with others. Founded in 1971 by economist Barbara Ward, who forged the concept and cause of …

Environment News

Photo: Melissa Biggs Coverage of environmental news around the world: Elsewhere on the WebEarth Island JournalThe EcologistHigh Country NewsMother Earth NewsNew ScientistOn Earth (NRDC)OrionPlanetizenPlanetArk: World Environment NewsScientific AmericanSierra ClubTerrain: A Journal of the Built & Natural EnvironmentsTraffic Bulletin Planeta.com

Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border

Poster Recommended Reading: Poisoned Cities, Deadly Border Part 1: Along the U.S.-Mexico border, in an area called Mexicali, the air is killing people. Part 2: This is how a river along the U.S.-Mexico border became a toxic waste dumping ground. Part 3: This city’s factories make stuff Americans buy. But its people pay a heavy …

25th Regular Session of the CEC Council (2018)

Poster Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) – cec.org – held its annual Regular Session of the CEC Council, composed of the environment ministers of Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The Council Chair, US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, hosted Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna and Mexico’s …

2017 Heart of the City Conference

Artwork Calgary, Canada – Monday, March 6 join the livestream of Park People’s Heart of the City Conference, Canada’s first-ever gathering of national city park champions. Learn from leaders shaping the future of city parks across North America. Access the stream online https://live.hosted.events/Heartofthecity Heart of the City is hosted by Park People (@Park_People ) an independent charity that …