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What is your name?
James Fahn
What is your job title?
Executive Director, Earth Journalism Network
What organisation do you work for?
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, CBD negotiations, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Endangered species, Forests, Oceans, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas
What languages do you speak?
English, Thai, French, some Spanish
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James Fahn is the Executive Director of Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN), a non-profit project which aims to improve the quantity and quality of environmental coverage in the media. James previously worked for nearly a decade as the environment editor of The Nation, a Bangkok-based, English-language daily newspaper. He has also written articles for The Economist, Jakarta Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Newsweek, published a book entitled, A Land on Fire: The Environmental Consequences of the Southeast Asian Boom, hosted an environmental feature program on Thai TV, and served as a program associate with the Ford Foundation. James is a recipient of the UN Environment Program’s Global 500 award and was pinned by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for service to the Kingdom of Thailand. You can read more about his work at and

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Biodiversity panel est'd, modeled after IPCC

The biodiversity crowd continues to follow from the climate change blueprint, but couldn't they come up with a better name for the panel? :)

From the e360 website:

International delegates have endorsed the creation of a science policy panel on… Continue

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 22:18

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