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June 2016 event – Solutions Journalism Network Hub Launch Party (San Francisco)

By on May 24, 2016 in Events

BATFN has been on hiatus the past few months, but we’re getting ready for some meetings in coming months. In the meantime, we’ll highlight a few events that may be of interest to members. Solutions Journalism Network San Francisco Hub Launch Party Hosted by the Solutions Journalism Network The Solutions Journalism Network is relaunching its website, and with it, unveiling the Solutions Hub, an online space to connect, support, and celebrate reporters, editors, academics, students, communications professionals, social entrepreneurs, and practitioners in various fields around the world—all those interested in informing and shaping the world we live in. We’ll also be releasing the Solutions Story Tracker, our growing collection of over 1,000 solutions stories, searchable by author, publication, location, and keyword. Join us to celebrate! Come hear about the...

May 2015 event – Forests lost and found (Palo Alto)

By on May 22, 2016 in Events

BATFN has been on hiatus the past few months, but we’re getting ready for some meetings in coming months. In the meantime, we’ll highlight a few events that may be of interest to members. Forests lost and found: deforestation control and forest resurgence in Latin America – Susanna B. Hecht Hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science – Department of Global Ecology Latin American forests express complex trends and none are more startling than the decline of deforestation in Amazonia by some 80%, and forest recovery in many regions which, like El Salvador, were described as places where nature “had been extinguished.” This lecture explores the politics, political ecologies and policies to limit deforestation, and the complex dynamics of the forest transition ranging from remittances, urbanization and social movements and the complex ways in which...