Eco-Journalism at the Porter School? Articles by International MA Student published on News Channel
While working on an Internship assignment with Zavit, the environmental news agency at the Israel Society of Ecology and Environmental Science, Dominik Doehler, an International MA Student at the Porter School of Environmental Studies, has written press articles about environmental issues.
Zavit provides insightful press releases and articles, written in an engaging style to newspapers and news channels. Working at Zavit provides a great opportunity to learn and practice effective Eco-journalism
Two articles in particular by Dominik Doehler, caught the attention of i24NEWS International news channel and were published on the news channel. The two articles were about the effect of public decisions and entertainement activities on the environment - the environmental risks of bonfires and of diving at coral reefs at the Bay of Eilat.
"A delayed Lag B’Omer: A smoldering risk?" discussed wether the controversial 24-hour delay of the popular bonfire celebrations during the Lag B’Omer holiday might result in a two-day bonfire revelry, jeopardizing health and environment. The second article, "Is diving in Eilat destroying its very purpose?" discussed the possible effect of the popular snorkeling and SCUBA diving sport practices at Eilat, on the delicate sea wildlife.
Here are the two articles for you to enjoy.