Mongabay.org will commit up to $20,000 to fund the top proposal: $15,000 as a stipend and up to $5,000 for reporting and travel costs. The fellow, who will be selected by an independent panel that consists of six journalists and issue-area experts, will have three months for travel and research and three months for writing. The selected fellow can then work from anywhere in the world. The Application Deadline for this SRI is April 18th, 2014.
Learn more about how to apply here
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The Amazonian protected areas: benefits for people Special Reporting Initiative is funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.