Register for Mongabay’s webinar on How to Cover Planetary Health on June 13th

Are you a reporter covering novel chemical pollution, zoonotic diseases, air pollution or climate-induced human migration? Would you like to learn more about how to report on the human health impacts caused by major global environmental changes?

Then join Mongabay for a webinar on this topic with the faculty director of the Planetary Health Alliance, Sam Myers, and journalist and lecturer at UC Berkeley, Mark Schapiro.

This session will explore important context, story ideas, and key lines of inquiry for reporters covering environmental change in the Anthropocene, the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on nature.

This installment of Mongabay’s free webinar series for journalists will be broadcast live on YouTube and Mongabay’s LinkedIn channel.

Register here.

Event details

When: June 13th, 2024 at 9 pm UTC

Where: Live on Mongabay’s YouTube Channel.

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The experts

SAM MYERS

Sam Myers is the faculty director of the Planetary Health Alliance and the Johns Hopkins Institute for Planetary Health and a professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is the co-editor with Howard Frumkin of Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves, which was voted one of the 25 Best Books of All Time by the American Journal of Health Promotion in 2021.

MARK SCHAPIRO

Mark Schapiro is an award-winning investigative environmental journalist, author and lecturer at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. His work has been published in Harpers, Mother Jones, Yale 360, The Nation, The Atlantic, the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, and others. His most recent book, Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply, investigates the epic struggle to control the seeds of food crops capable of resilience to climate change. 

About Mongabay

Mongabay is a nonprofit environmental science and conservation news platform focused on providing cutting-edge independent journalism from nature’s frontline. We pride ourselves in producing reporting that has substantial, tangible impacts around the world.