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

Trout decline hits Himalayan communities

Posted by Mohammad Zubair khan on February 17, 2015 at 14:40

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







Latest Activity

Roshan Abeywickrama is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Mar 22
Mike Shanahan posted a blog post

The empty forest where 100+ bird species are feared extinct

In the latest study to report rapid loss of wildlife, researchers estimate that 106 bird species have disappeared from an area of forest. Continue reading at Under the BanyanSee More
Feb 24
Mohammad Zubair khan joined Mike Shanahan's group

Climate Change

Use this group for focused discussion on linkages between biodiversity and climate change.
Feb 17
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Feb 17
Mohammad Zubair khan posted a blog post

Trout decline hits Himalayan communities

My latest article in "Unchecked construction, pollution and illegal fishing  has led to a sharp decline of trout in rivers and lakes, a major source of food and livelihoods for mountain communities in northern Pakistan........... More
Feb 17
Mohammad Zubair khan joined Mike Shanahan's group
Feb 17
Profile IconCharles Ogallo, Mohammad Zubair khan, Sandra Kloff and 1 more joined Biodiversity Media Alliance
Feb 17
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

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