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2011-09-30 06:53:00

NARRAGANSETT, R.I., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting presented The Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment to James Astill of The Economist at the 2011 Grantham Prize Awards Ceremony. Astill received US$75,000 for "The World's Lungs: Forests, and How to Save Them," a commanding 8-part special report on the state of global forests and the rising threats they face from human exploitation and climate change. To...

2011-06-07 15:00:00

2011 Grantham Prize Honors Excellence in Environmental Journalism NARRAGANSETT, R.I., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sunshine Menezes, executive director of the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting, and 2010 Grantham Prize winner Alanna Mitchell announced the 2011 winner of The Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment. James Astill of The Economist will receive US$75,000 for "The World's Lungs: Forests, and How to Save Them," a...