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Latin American journalists discuss best practices for covering the Amazon and climate change at Summit

The Amazon must be covered with a lot of preparation, including local voices, from diverse approaches and without falling into the trap of misinformation, according to participants of the First Amazon Summit on Journalism and Climate Change 2022, held June 9-11 in Ecuador.

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Searching for stories from space: Journalists from the Americas create guide to analyze satellite images with artificial intelligence

Members of La Nación, Data Crítica, CLIP and Bloomberg News developed a workflow that seeks to help journalists with limited technological knowledge to identify visual indicators in satellite images and develop journalistic investigations based on it.

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Guide shows Latin American journalists how to cover the climate crisis with a focus on public health

A guide recently launched by the organization Saudé sem Dano (Health Care Without Harm) provides tools for journalists in Latin America to include the perspective of public health in coverage of climate change.

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Pulitzer Center seeks South American fellows to cover deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

A new fellowship program aims to recruit investigative journalists in South America to cover this vast area and one of the biggest stories of our lifetime: the destruction of the world’s rainforests.

Dora Montero recording for the project. Photo: Disclosure

Latin American project Tierra de Resistentes brings together 50 journalists to document violence against environmental leaders

A group of Latin American journalists is investigating another topic of great urgency in Latin America that has not dissipated with the current pandemic: violence against environmental leaders on the continent.

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Latin American media outlets participate in global initiative to strengthen coverage of the climate crisis

“Our own global warming ‘phony war’ is over. The hot war is here,” said veteran U.S. journalist Bill Moyers at a conference in April, when he compared the importance and urgency of journalistic coverage about the climate crisis to coverage of WWII

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After four years, Brazil’s Projeto #Colabora creates network of 260 journalists

Of the new outlets that have launched in Brazil in recent years, Projeto #Colabora stands out as having formed a network of 260 journalists spread across the four corners of the country.

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Brazilian journalist specializing in the environment is selected for Knight Science Journalism fellowship at MIT

Thiago Medaglia, a Brazilian journalist who reports on the environment and science, is among the ten professionals chosen to participate in the Knight Science Journalism fellowships at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States.

EL TIEMPO SE ACABA cover: an hour glass with animals alive at the top and dead at the bottom

'We are not doing enough': 27 Latin American media outlets pen editorial regarding climate change

Time is running out and the commitment of journalism at this moment is historic, according to 27 Latin American media that wrote a joint editorial on climate change published simultaneously on Jan. 1.

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Media from Brazil and Venezuela collaborate for innovative report about mining conflict in the Amazon

The intense mining activity that takes place in a vast area of the Venezuelan Amazon inspired a group of journalists interested in social and environmental issues to work collaboratively across borders.