Environmental Journalism

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Physical Safety: Covering wildfires

Wildfires are becoming more frequent across the world and increasing in both severity and extent, according to Science Brief, a website that reviews peer-reviewed scientific studies on various topics, including climate change. Media workers covering any wildfire should be aware of the dynamic nature of such a disaster, and how a rapidly evolving situation on…

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An aerial view of Hanoi, Vietnam, on June 27, 2018. Vietnamese authorities beat imprisoned Radio Free Asia videographer Nguyen Van Hoa and forced him to make a false confession used against an environmental activist who was convicted August 16. (Reuters/Nguyen Huy Kham)

Vietnamese videographer beaten and harassed in prison

Bangkok, August 20, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the recent abuse of imprisoned Vietnamese videographer Nguyen Van Hoa, and called on Vietnamese authorities to stop beating and harassing jailed journalists.

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Journalists and activists march for press freedom in Ankara, March 19, 2011. (Reuters/Umit Bektas)

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of December 4

Wire reporter released pending conclusion of trial Mardin’s Second Court for Serious Crimes today released Zehra Doğan, a reporter for the shuttered news agency JİNHA, pending the conclusion of her trial, which began today, the pro-Kurdish Dihaber news agency reported. Police detained Doğan on July 22, and a court arraigned her on terrorism charges on…

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For the crime of reporting on rampant illegal logging in Cambodia, one journalist suffered the same fate as the trees. (AP/ Heng Sinith)

Environment journalists rally for murdered Cambodian

On September 11, a Cambodian journalist named Hang Serei Odom was found dead in an abandoned vehicle. Missing since September 9, the reporter with the local Vorakchun Khmer Daily newspaper had suffered several axe blows to the head.

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