Topic: “Environment”

Posted in Behind the News

Making climate ‘a human story’

, by Lauren Easton

Today AP launched a 12-part series about efforts underway around the world to save or revive ecosystems and restore landscapes and species in a world affected by human activity and climate change.

Posted in Behind the News

‘Fishing for photos’ in Northwest Passage

, by Lauren Easton

Aboard an icebreaker sailing through the Arctic Circle’s Northwest Passage, AP photographer David Goldman captured striking images of the jagged icescape left behind.

Posted in Announcements

AP names national news editor for beats

, by Lauren Easton

Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Sally Buzbee today announced a key appointment: Wendy Benjaminson is the new national news editor for beats.

Posted in Behind the News

Uranium in private wells? Reporters dig for answers

, by Lauren Easton

A year ago, the U.S. Geological Survey released a study saying one out of four private wells in California’s eastern San Joaquin Valley, in the country’s richest farming region, had dangerous levels of uranium.

Posted in Behind the News

Uninspected wells: Finding local dangers in a sea of federal data

, by Erin Madigan White

A team of Associated Press journalists across the states worked together to break an exclusive national story and help member news organizations leverage data to produce unique, local reports tied to AP’s findings. In this memo to staff, AP Vice President and Managing Editor for U.S. News Brian Carovillano explains:

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