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 Oil Spill Research
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 Journalism Organizations
 Fellowships, Education, and Training
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 Marine Science Institutions and Universities
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Resources

Resources for Reporters

Oil Spill Research
Keep checking this ever-growing list of resources about the science of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Communicating on Climate Change
An Essential Resource for Journalists, Scientists, and Educators

Written by Bud Ward. Published by the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography

The Poynter Institute's News University
Poynter's News University (NewsU) offers training to journalists, journalism students and others through interactive e-learning tools.

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Environmental News Sources

Capitol Reports Environmental News Link
Up-to-date clearinghouse of environmental news

The Daily Climate
Content provided by EnvironmentalHealthNews.org, a project of the Virginia Organizing Project.

Earth Times
Up-to-date clearinghouse of environmental news

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Public Understanding of Science

The Ocean Project: Research on Public Awareness of Oceans and Climate Change

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: Public Praises Science; Scientists Fault Public, Media

Tools & Directories

Governance of the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem Website
New online searchable database of marine laws (including Washington, Oregon and California state laws and U.S. and Mexican federal laws).

Ecological Economics Resource Directory

Environment Web Directory
Clearinghouse of environment information

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Journalism Organizations

Asian American Journalists Association

American Association for the Advancement of Sciences

American Press Institute

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Fellowships, Education, and Training

The Carol Kneeland Project for Responsible Television Journalism
Provides an annual training program in television journalism.

Center for Environmental Journalism
Offers fellowships in environmental reporting

Journalismtraining.org
A centralized location for journalists seeking information about professional development opportunities

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Government Agency Websites

Environmental Protection Agency

General Accounting Office

Invasive Species.gov

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Backgrounders

Many backgrounders on environmental topics can be accessed from the Environment Writer website.

Assessing Regional Impacts of Climate Change, El Niño, La Niña, and More Multiple backgrounders

Covering the Coasts and Population Pressures Full text

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Information Sources for Marine Science and Environment Topics

Aquaculture Network Information Center
Information on fish species, aquaculture around the world, and even volume calculations.

Center for Science and the Public Interest
Research on food safety, nutrition and alcohol policy focusing on consumers and scientists

Earth Trends: The Environmental Information Portal
Information database focusing on environmental, social and economic trends

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Marine Science Institutions and Universities

URI Graduate School of Oceanography

Boston University Center for Energy and Environmental Studies

Brown University Environmental Change Initiative

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Periodicals/Journals

Bio One (Links to journals on biological, ecological, and environmental sciences)

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Coastal Management, the international journal of marine environment, resources, law and society

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Books

Alley, Michael. (1996) The Craft of Scientific Writing, 3rd Edition. Springer and Verlag.

Blum, Deborah and Mary Knudson, eds. (1997) A Field Guide for Science Writers. The Official Guide of the National Association of Science Writers. NY: Oxford University Press.

Blundell, William E. The Art and Craft of Feature Writing

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January 6, 2012