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SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

SELC is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during the Virginia Festival of the Book, the Reed Awar...

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SELC announces winners of the 2019 Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced the winners of the 2019 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards, to be presented during this year’s Virginia Festival of the Book. Author Earl Swift will receive the Reed Award in the nonficti...

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SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

SELC is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during the Virginia Festival of the Book, the Reed Awar...

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Seeing the South as a place of possibility

For Drew Lanham, a professor of wildlife ecology at Clemson University, writing a memoir about his love for nature was a chance to break out of the formal restrictions of academic science and present the South as “a place of possibility.”  Last Satu...

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SELC announces winners of 2018 Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center announced today the winners of the 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. {image1} J. Drew Lanham, an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University, was selected the...

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SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

SELC is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during the Virginia Festival of the Book, the Reed...

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SELC announces winners of 2017 Reed Environmental Writing Awards

With this year’s Reed Environmental Writing Awards, SELC salutes three writers who offer bold visions for revitalizing our cities and saving the world’s species, and who reveal the global and local impacts of our dependence on fossil fuels. Their...

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Winner of SELC’s Phil Reed Writing Award receives more national recognition

This year’s winner in the Book category of SELC’s Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards continues to receive major honors. Deborah Cramer’s The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, and An Epic Journey, which follows the red knot on its...

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SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during the Virginia...

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Seeing our environment through the eyes of a scientist

Among his colleagues, William H. Schlesinger is renowned as a leading ecologist and environmental chemist. Among subscribers to his blog, Citizen Scientist, he is a regular source of insights into what science tells us about our impacts on the...

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Reed Award winners reveal our bond with the natural world and what we lose when we destroy it

On March 18, SELC will present its 2016 Reed Environmental Writing Awards to an author and a reporter who take their readers deep into the natural world and, with vivid storytelling, show what we stand to lose when we damage or destroy it. Deborah...

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SELC’s Reed Environmental Writing Award: Call for entries

The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Phillip D. Reed Memorial Award, which recognizes the most powerful voices speaking on behalf of our region’s environment. Each year during the Virginia Festival of the...

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Standing room only for SELC Reed Environmental Writing Award presentation

The Southern Environmental Law Center drew a packed house Saturday to its Charlottesville headquarters for the presentation of its 2015 Reed Environmental Writing Awards, held in conjunction with the Virginia Festival of the Book. This year's winner...

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SELC Reed Environmental Writing Award winners look at inequality, politics

A community’s struggle for environmental justice in Alabama and the money and politics driving current energy policy in North Carolina are the subjects covered by this year’s winners of SELC’s Reed Environmental Writing Award. Ellen Griffith...

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2014 Reed Environmental Writing Award Winners Announced

SELC is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Reed Environmental Writing Award, given each year to two works that exemplify the best environmental writing in the South. One award went to R. Scot Duncan for his book Southern Wonder:...

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