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Asian Environment Journalism Award for Aditya Ghosh

Aditya Ghosh, Research Associate at the Department of Geography at the South Asia Institute won the Asian Environment Journalism Award for the articles entitled “Lured by marriage promises, climate victims fall into trafficking trap" and "‘Everyday disasters’ driving flight from Sundarbans”.

The articles were published in a group entry by Reuters AlertNet (Thomson Reuters Foundation) and are based on a year-long ethnographic research that Aditya Ghosh carried out in the Indian Sundarbans prior to joining the South Asia Institute in April 2013 this year. His current research area also comprises Indian Sundarbans and challenges of climate change adaptation therein. He is funded by DAAD for his PhD project.

Aditya Ghosh is holding two master degrees, one in environment & development from the University of Sussex, UK (2010) and a second in journalism from the University of Calcutta, India (2000) and was also a full-time, professional journalist and editor for 10 years and worked with many reputable media organizations in India and England.

27 Oct 2015
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