The award seeks to recognise the very best in original, accurate and inspiring reporting on the environment by young journalists in Africa. The UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award is open to print, broadcast and online journalists who have reported on environmental issues in 2011. Reports should demonstrate relevance to local and / or regional communities in Africa.
The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the United States and travel across the country, visiting environmental projects and interacting with leading environmental journalists, scientists and public figures. The deadline to apply is December 16, 2011.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.unep.org/yeja/nomination/