Deadline upcoming for the Yves O. Fortier Award for Earth Science Journalism

January 31 is the deadline for the Yves O. Fortier Earth Science Journalism, which is presented by the Canadian Science Writers Association and the Geological Association of Canada.

The award recognizes excellence in print journalism endeavors to promote understanding of scientific achievement to the Canadian public.

Deadline for Entries: January 31
Prize: Certificate and $1000
Description: Entries for the Yves Fortier Award may deal with a broad spectrum of earth science topics, ranging from earth to ocean and atmosphere. They are judged generally on the basis of originality , clarity of interpretation, scientific accuracy and value in promoting a broader understanding of earth sciences by the public. The award is presented by the Canadian Science Writers Association.
More information:
http://www.gac.ca/awards/Fortier_journalism_award_nominations.php

Previous recipients of the Yves O. Fortier Award include National Magazine Award winners Dominique Forget and Ed Struzik.

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