Nuha (she/her) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. Her fellowship project will focus on the science and human stories behind a plastic recycling factory in Bangladesh.
Jordan (she/her) is a freelance journalist based in Long Island City, New York. Her two-part multimedia project will investigate the threats to public health and the environment in New Jersey from leaking underground storage tanks.
Jamal (he/him) is a freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, New York. His multimedia fellowship project will center storytelling about LGBTQ communities, particularly exploring the Radical Queer Faeries and their relationship to nature.
mónica teresa ortiz
mónica (they/them) is a freelance journalist based in Lubbock, Texas. Their audio & video fellowship project will focus on a species of oak tree recently found inside Big Bend National Park, exploring how it symbolizes narratives of survival along the US-Mexico border.
Taylar (she/her) is an intern at High Country News Magazine, based in Riverton, Wyoming. Her fellowship project will explore Yellowstone National Park’s management of bison herds and its impact on tribal hunting.
Anjan (he/him) is a freelance reporter. His fellowship project will focus on indigenous frontline environmental defenders.
Erin X. Wong
Erin (she/they) is a freelance reporter based in Brooklyn, New York. Her project will explore the personal stories and global connections of waste-pickers, and illustrate how informal workers around the world will be affected by international policies that seek to end plastic.