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Earth Journalism Network offers oceanic crime, ecoviolence investigation grants


EARTH Journalism Network’s Mediterranean Media Initiative is inviting applications for its reporting grants.

The grants aim to support investigations that seek to expose unauthorized fishing by industrial or semi-industrial vessels, as well as other harmful environmental practices impacting the marine environment.

Five grants of up to EUR4,000 will be awarded.

    In addition to the grants, journalists will participate in a 90-minute webinar featuring investigation and thematic experts, have access to satellite tracking, and illegal fishing, and thematic experts able to cross-reference data and evidence, if required; complete a tutorial in evidence cross-referencing of satellite data, and more.

    Only applications in English or French will be accepted. Teams of journalists can also apply.

    Journalists from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea can apply for a grant.

    The deadline for submission of applications is March 31, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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