Thomson Reuters Foundation wins Asian Environmental Journalism Award

by Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:08 GMT
The Thomson Reuters Foundation editorial team has won the Asian Environmental Journalism Award for "consistently high performance in covering environmental issues in Asia"

The Thomson Reuters Foundation editorial team has won the Asian Environmental Journalism Award. In particular, the climate team has received the SEC-Lee Foundation Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting for “consistently high performance in covering environmental issues in Asia”.

We submitted 10 stories for this award, with our coverage ranging from floating homes in Thailand and boat schools in Bangladesh, to the climate changes pushing Kashmir’s women into the sex trade. 

Among the stories awarded is one by Syful Islam reporting on on a floating school used by primary school pupils during the recent floods in Bangladesh.

Here’s the full list of the stories submitted for the Award: