UP NEXT: Eyes Team Presents Research

The eyesontherise.org team is preparing for a summer full of research presentations related to teaching and doing journalism about sea level rise in South Florida.

Communicating Science

The team starts the summer next month at the 2015 Conference on Communication and Environment in Boulder (Colorado), which is part of the International Environmental Communication Association.

Kate MacMillin and Susan Jacobson will present “Eyes on the rise: Informing citizens about sea level rise in Miami,” while Ted Gutsche and Juliet Pinto will discuss “Blending technologies, classrooms & communities to communicate local concerns of sea level rise.”

Both presentations are part on the panel “Communicating to Diverse Audiences Vulnerable to Impacts of Climate Change: Scholarly and Professional Journalism Bridging the ‘Climate Gap.’” […]

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