Biodiversity Media Alliance

Linking Journalism with the Web of Life

The Biodiversity Media Alliance aims to boost the quantity and quality of media coverage of biodiversity issues.


IIED, IUCN and Internews created this site to build bridges between journalists and their sources. To learn more about how to use the site, and suggest any ways to improve it, please read and comment on the introductory blog post. For more information contact

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The online toolkit includes 50 topic pages about specific environmental issues including many related to biodiversity. Each includes background information, reporting tips, case studies and examples of good coverage. The toolkit also has pages on key reporting skills, a glossary and links to other resources. Click here to visit the toolkit.

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Blog Posts

Small farms, big values... My latest article!

Posted by Ranjan K Panda on December 30, 2014 at 18:03

From starvation deaths to surplus

Posted by Basudev Mahapatra on November 15, 2014 at 19:00

Communicating Biodiversity #cbdcop12

Posted by ron mader on October 10, 2014 at 3:22

Citizen Science: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Posted by Michael Bear on July 13, 2014 at 3:22

Hunger strike of bank fishermen in Mauritius

Posted by vina ballgobin on June 19, 2014 at 18:59


Posted by Ceen Foundation on April 21, 2014 at 15:53







Latest Activity

CHRISTOPHER WALKER posted a blog post

NEW FILM ON THREATS TO BIO-DIVERSITY IN YASUNI NATIONAL PARK to the award-winning film about oil companies in the Amazon. 20 years later Big Oil is back!A  compelling feature-length film that will combine…See More
Jan 13
Profile IconOlivier Hamerlynck and Kirsten Downer joined Biodiversity Media Alliance
Dec 30, 2014
Ranjan K Panda posted a blog post

Small farms, big values... My latest article!

Dear Friends,Happy to share with you my latest article, co-authored by Ajit Panda, titled "Small farms, big values," published in the LEISA India magazine latest issue.  A brief intro to the article:  Small scale farmers, many of whom are themselves among world’s hungry people, feed the world’s majority. In fact, family farmers not only produce the major share of the food consumed but also help preserve the environment. They continue to farm inspite of facing a number of challenges – like high…See More
Dec 30, 2014
Basudev Mahapatra posted a blog post

From starvation deaths to surplus

Farmers of Kashipur region in Odisha revived traditional practices to deal with ecological ruin and malnutritionGROWING CROPS had never been easy in Kashipur. Farmers practised shifting cultivation, depending on rains to produce whatever little was possible on the rocky slopes. But with onslaught of bauxite mining, large…See More
Nov 15, 2014
Manuel Sanchez is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Nov 9, 2014
ron mader posted a blog post

Communicating Biodiversity #cbdcop12

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, hosts the 12th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity October 6-17.This event is one the most important on the globe for those keen on protectingbiodiversity. When reports estimate losses of 40 percent of all land and sea animals since 1970, an action plan needs to be crafted yesterday.The South Korea conference…See More
Oct 10, 2014
Profile IconBethelehem Ketema and Md Rafiqul Islam joined Biodiversity Media Alliance
Oct 5, 2014
Izzy Phillips posted blog posts
Aug 13, 2014

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