Society of Environmental Journalists is proud to present the winners of the
2012-2013Awards for Reporting on the Environment. SEJ’s
journalism contest is the world’s largest and most comprehensive awards for
journalism on environmental topics.
categories have been selected. Reporters, editors and journalism educators who
served as contest judges pored over 234 entries to choose the finalists
representing the best environmental reporting in print and on television, radio
and the Internet.
SEJ honors this year’s
winners Wed. Oct. 2, at a gala ceremony at the Chattanooga Convention
Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in conjunction with SEJ’s 23rd Annual
Conference. First-place winners receive $500 and a trophy. Second- and
third-place winners receive a certificate.
2013 Awards for Reporting on the Environment are…
Place: “Playing With Fire” by Michael
Hawthorne, Environment Reporter, Chicago
Factories” by Alison Young and Peter Eisler, Reporters, USA Today.
A Global Rush on Freshwater” by Brian Clark Howard, Editor and
Treasure” by George Black, Executive Editor, OnEarth
in the Fields” by Ronnie Greene, Senior Reporter, The Center for Public
Integrity; Sasha Chavkin, Freelance Investigative Reporter; Anna Barry-Jester,
Freelance Multimedia Journalist.
Predators: Facing Cape Cod’s Tick Problem” by Sean Corcoran, Senior
Reporter/Editor, WCAI Cape and Islands.
Place: “Environmental Best Reporting” by Sam
Eaton, Freelance Journalist, for PRI’s The World
Coverage in Louisville” by James Bruggers, Environment Reporter, Louisville
and Environment Reporter, BBC.
Vulnerability in Fairfield County” by Neena Satija, Reporter, The
2nd Place: “Environmental Health in the Great Lakes Region” by
Brian Thomas Bienkowski, Staff Writer, Environmental Health
Reporting in Texas” by Mose Buchele, Reporter, KUT 90.5 FM.
Mutant Pupfish” by Hillary M. Rosner for Wired.
Wars” by Peter Gwin, for National Geographic.
3rd Place: “Toxic
Tribulations” by Tiffany Kary for Bloomberg Markets.
Disaster” by Lisa Song and Elizabeth McGowan.
Mention: “On a Farther Shore: The Life and
Legacy of Rachel Carson” by William Souder.
Worship” by Brent Stirton for National Geographic
Place:“In Nigerian Gold Rush,
Lead Poisons Thousands of Children” by David Gilkey for NPR.org
Place:“Mongolia Booms” by John W.
Poole for NPR’s Morning Edition
US Fish and Wildlife Service Awarded 1st Place in International Diversity Award Competition
APSUS a Finalist in Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards
Enter the 2013 Annual Ethical Corporation Awards
Goldman Environmental Prize Winners for 2012
Winners of the 2011 Green Chemistry Award
The Blue Planet Prize 20th Anniversary
Video: Laurel Mountain – Winner of the 2012 Wind Award
Video: Beowawe – Winner of the 2012 Geothermal Award
Video: Agua Caliente – Winner of the 2012 Solar Award
Video: Youngs Creek – Winner of the 2012 Hydro Award
TerraCycle Reach a Major Milestone
The Princeton Review’s 2012 Top Green Schools Honor Role
Sierra’s List of Cool Green
The 2011 AASHE Campus Sustainability Awards
Summary of Accolades Received by Ray Anderson
Interface’s Award Winning Sustainability
Ray Anderson’s Alliance for Sustainability Award