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EHN Media Note: A +Wilson Center scholar says "with a few exceptions, there is almost no coverage of science and the environment in the general media, where much of the public still gets its news." The goal of her new project is to examine the relationship between the scientists and the media "to try to start a conversation between these two largely unengaged communities and cultures." Story by New Security Beat
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EHN Media Note: On April 14, 2014, Chris Hamby of +The Center for Public Integrity was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for his investigation detailing controversial denials of black lung benefits to coal miners. On April 15, +ABC News  President Ben Sherwood sent a letter to the Center's Executive Director William Buzenberg calling on the Center to ask the Pulitzer committee to add the names of two ABC journalists to the award.
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EHN New Science: Lakes in the U.S. Northeast are recovering from #acidrain faster now than in the past, according to a new study.
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Two environmental projects were winners this year of the 2014 #Pulitzer Prize.
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As we pump more #carbon into the atmosphere, #fish may lose their ability to pick up key chemical cues, #ocean researchers find. Story by Brian Bienkowski
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EHN Media Note: Fresh off a Pulitzer win for his investigative work at +The Center for Public Integrity, Chris Hamby is jumping ship to join the investigations desk at +BuzzFeed. Hamby covered labor and the environment at CPI. But Buzzfeed editor in chief Ben Smith doesn't expect Hamby to continue covering those specific topics for the site. Via +Capital New York
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#China’s smoke-belching coal plants and heavy traffic may be signs of a bustling economy but health experts fear the country’s dirty air is hurting its babies. Story by Brian Bienkowski
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Fire and drought, exacerbated by deforestation, could tip the region into large-scale destruction, flipping the Amazon into net carbon emitter. 'We could be missing huge amounts of carbon.' Story by +Autumn Spanne  
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Daily Climate also published a story in 2012 on how the warming Atlantic Ocean is drawing moisture away from the Western Amazon, drying the rainforest and catching residents by surprise. In case you missed it, here's the link: http://bit.ly/1hFG3JZ
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The mission of Environmental Health News is to advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues by publishing its own journalism and providing access to worldwide news about a variety of subjects related to the environment and health of humans, wildlife and ecosystems.

EHN journalists write articles that are published on the site. These stories are provided to newspapers and other media through EHN's news service. The content meets high journalistic standards and is under the control of Editor in Chief Marla Cone, an award-winning writer and one of the most experienced environmental journalists in the country. EHN also offers timely, daily access to hundreds of articles on environmental health topics published each day in the world press, and its searchable archives date back to 2002.
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