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Story Grants to Report on the Mediterranean Sea (Spain)

Organisation: Earth Journalism Network

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Environmental journalism

Funding Size: €1,000

Deadline: 17/12/2022

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    Applications are open to journalists and groups of journalists working in any medium (online, print, television, radio) and other expert media practitioners with professional reporting experience.
    Freelance reporters and staff from all types of media organizations – international, national, local and community-based are eligible to apply.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Spain
  • Application language: English or Spanish

Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants to journalists from Spain interested in developing in-depth stories exposing the scale of unsustainable marine management and biodiversity loss in the Mediterranean Sea.

EJN is looking to receive proposals which highlight the impact of these practices on coastal communities, including the loss of sustainable livelihoods, the challenges of small-scale fishermen, the decline of valuable ecosystems and the loss of natural and cultural heritage.

Story proposals which highlight solutions or actions put forward by governments, commissions, local NGOs, fishing communities, as well as non-state actors and companies working on developments relating to AI and maritime surveillance, including the use of drone, satellite technology to help tackle the Med marine issues are also welcome.

In addition to funding, selected journalists will receive support from experienced mentors through the story production process.

See here to learn more and apply.

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