The Grantham Prize Celebrates its Fifth Year


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For the fifth year, the Grantham Prize will honor the year's best environmental journalism with a $75,000 award. Founded in 2005 by Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham, the Prize is now administered by the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting.The purpose of the Prize is to:

Encourage outstanding coverage of the environment, to recognize reporting that has the potential to bring about constructive change, and to broadly disseminate the Prize-winning story to increase public awareness and understanding of environmental and natural resource issues.

Jurors consider the "significance of the subject matter, quality and originality of the journalism, and the effort involved in telling the story" when evaluating entrants.

For more information about the award, visit the Grantham Prize website.

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