Local journalists have a unique role to play in changing the narrative around the world's environmental breakdown and becoming an essential part of the solution. Our series of free environmental journalism courses help journalists tackle the big issues facing our planet.
تحقق من القصص البيئية المحلية ارتباطها المحتمل بتغير المناخ
قم بتغطية القصص البيئية و قدم تغير المناخ بطريقة تجذب الجمهور
تعلم كيف تحافظ على سلامتك على الإنترنت وعند مواجهة التهديدات الجسدية والترهيب
The Arabic language versions of these three free-to-access online courses have been produced in collaboration with the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ). ARIJ is the first and leading media organisation in the MENA region dedicated to promoting investigative journalism across the Arab world.
The localisation for the Western Balkans of these three free-to-access online courses has been supported by journalismfund.eu under the Earth Programme's Professional Development Grant for Environmental Journalism.
Listen back to our Twitter Spaces conversation where we discuss how to push the climate crisis up the news agenda in the Middle East.
Listen back to our Twitter Spaces conversation where we discuss how to persuade editors to publish stories on the climate crisis.
Listen back to our Twitter Spaces conversation, where we cut through the noise on COP26 and the climate emergency to help journalists craft narratives relevant for local audiences.
Listen back to our Twitter Spaces conversation, where we discussed insights, tools and resources on becoming a better environmental journalist.
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The 3 P’s on how to avoid risk and stay safe when reporting on environmental stories.
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Getting the message across about climate change. Here are five quick steps to telling an engaging story.
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Online harassment and abuse aimed at silencing journalists is on the increase. Advice on how to tackle the cyberbullies.
Catherine Mackie is an editorial associate at Thomson Foundation. She is a former senior BBC journalist with almost 30 years of experience in front of and behind the camera and is an examiner for the UK National Council for the Training of Journalists. She is a former Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan.
Joining Catherine are a group of experts, including Patrick Greenfield of The Guardian, Laura Rocha of Periodistas por el Planeta and Leo Hickman of Carbon Brief (pictured below).
Patrick Greenfield is a UK-based reporter for The Guardian, writing frequently about the loss of biodiversity, the climate crisis, and possible solutions. Before working at The Guardian, he was a producer for CNN.
Laura Rocha is the President of Periodistas por el Planeta, an organisation of environmental journalists in Latin America who try to bring environmental and climate change reports to the attention of politicians and economists.
Leo Hickman is the director and editor of Carbon Brief, a UK-based website covering the latest developments in climate science, climate policy and energy policy. In 2020, he was named Editor of the Year by the British Science Writers Association.
Follow our dedicated hashtag #TFEnvironment to see how we are committed to the climate crisis debate.
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