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GLOBAL: VOTE! IRIN Climate change coverage wins award


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IRIN reporter Jaspreet Kindra
JOHANNESBURG, 11 December 2009 (IRIN) - After making it to the finals of two categories in the Internews Europe Earth Journalism awards, held at the ongoing COP15 conference in Copenhagen, IRIN is delighted to announce that IRIN reporter Jaspreet Kindra is one of the winners with her in-depth series "Climate Change Focus on Eritrea".

The polls are still open for the Global Public Award, so take a minute to vote for her here: http://awards.earthjournalism.org/finalist/climate-change-focus-on-eritrea-eritrea 

Jaspreet was invited to receive the award in Denmark and is currently providing daily humanitarian coverage from the proceedings in Copenhagen.

The award is sponsored by the Danish government, who are hosting COP15, the World Bank, MTV, and others. Over 900 environmental reporters across all media - print, radio, TV and online - professional and citizen journalists, photojournalists and bloggers from more than 145 countries participated in the awards competition.

Read the series here:

- Reaping the wind
- Climate-proofing for the future
-
Water on their minds 

Read the COP 15 coverage here:

- How to get attention in Copenhagen
- A Dow Jones Index for climate change
- Climate change costs a lot
- Undernutrition and climate change linked
- How not to fight over scarce resources
- Read IRIN's Indepth, The Gathering Storm
- View IRIN Climate Change films here

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