The Grantham Prize for Environmental Journalism

A winner from the Archives:

2011 Winner: James Astill

2011 Winner: James Astill

In his eight-part special report for The Economist, reporter James Astill evaluated rising threats to the world's forests from human exploitation and climate change. With an emphasis on tropical forests, Astill explained the global environmental significance of this deforestation, as well as policy efforts to limit it.

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Grantham Prize Winners Tell Their Stories


2012 -- Our Dying Forests

Brandon Loomis, Rick Egan, David Noyce, The Salt Lake Tribune 

2011 -- Seeing the Wood

James Astill, The Economist


2010 -- Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis

Alanna Mitchell, Author and Journalist


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2009 -- The Smokestack Effect: Toxic Air and America's Schools

Blake Morrison and Brad Heath, USA TODAY

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2008 -- Choking on Growth

James Yardley, David Barboza, Keith Bradsher, Howard French, Joseph Kahn, Mark Landler, Chang W. Lee, Jimmy Lang, The New York Times

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