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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 an article entitled “Indian islanders seek jobs, husbands outside sinking Sundarbans”.

The article is 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.

The article was published in a group entry by Reuters AlertNet (Thomson Reuters Foundation) and is accessible here or can be downloaded as PDF.

Besides the winning article there are two others in the same series, which can be accessed here:

25 Nov 2013
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