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July 19, 2024 to October 18, 2024

IJ4EU Confidential: Unveiling the Secrets of Complex Investigations

This Investigative Journalism for Europe webinar series delves into the backstories of collaborative journalistic projects in Europe and beyond. Taking place on the third Friday of every month, it continues July 19 with "Investigating Russia’s drone war in Ukraine: The making of Russia’s War, Europe’s Burden." 14:00 CEST (8:00 a.m. ET).

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"Oral History Project Preserves Black and Indigenous Food Traditions"

"The Heirloom Gardens Project records the stories of elders and honors both long-held expertise and culturally meaningful foods."

Source: Civil Eats, 06/05/2024

Mangroves Protect Communities From Storms. Half Are At Risk, Report Finds

"Half of the world's mangrove ecosystems, with trees whose roots stretch down into brackish water, are at risk of collapse. That's according to the first assessment from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a leading scientific authority on the status of species and ecosystems. The new report finds that sea level rise fueled by climate change is the biggest risk."

Source: NPR, 05/23/2024

"Left And Right Unite In Panning House Republicans’ Farm Bill Proposal"

"The proposed version of the $1.5 trillion omnibus unveiled last week by House Agriculture Committee Chair Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) includes several priorities of big agribusiness — proposals that frustrated both right-aligned groups such as the Heritage Foundation and left-leaning ones including the Environmental Working Group amid progressives’ and populists’ broader dislike of what they see as crony capitalism at the U.S. farmstand."

Source: The Hill, 05/22/2024

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