GRID-Arendal and SKUP (Stiftelsen for en Kritisk og Undersøkende Presse) are pleased to announce two grants of NOK 25,000 each to support investigative journalists working on stories about global organized environmental crime.
The award will be given out in in 2016 and will focus on five areas: illegal logging, fisheries, mining, toxic waste trafficking and dumping, and poaching and trade in wildlife.
The grants will help investigative journalists cover the necessary costs of document retrieval, travel to develop stories and interview sources, and other investigation-related expenses.
Applications should be forwarded to Valentin Emelin, the Head of Environmental Crime Program at GRID-Arendal (email@example.com) by November 1, 2015. The winner will be announced on Christmas Eve on the GRID-Arendal and SKUP websites.