Article Submissions

EcoWatch Journal is a venue for citizens, organizations, governmental agencies, elected officials and sustainable businesses to spread their news to a broader audience. We rely on the sustainability community to provide the content for our newspaper. We encourage articles that: focus on solution-based projects that promotes sustainability; offer ways for individuals and businesses to implement sustainability; promote upcoming sustainability events; and encourages strong environmental policy.

Articles should be 600 words. Please provide high resolution photos and/or graphics with your submission.

If you have any questions about article submissions, contact Stefanie Spear at spear@ecowatch.com or216-387-1609. Article submissions should be emailed to spear@ecowatch.com with the words ARTICLE SUBMISSION in the subject area.



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Letters to the Editor should be between 50 and 100 words and can be emailed to spear@ecowatch.com.


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Despite huge strides in improving the lives of children since 1989, many of the world's poorest are being left behind, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF warned Monday.

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At least seven people have died in a Bangladesh pipeline explosion. Youtube screenshot

At least seven people were killed when a gas pipeline exploded in Bangladesh Sunday, and another 25 were injured, the Associated Press reported.

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The Shell Puget Sound Refinery in Anacortes, Washington. John Westrock / Flickr

The Washington Department of Ecology responded to an oil spill that took place Friday night when a Crowley Maritime Barge was transferring five million gallons of oil to the Shell Puget Sound Refinery, CNN reported.

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By Claire L. Jarvis

A ruckus over biofuels has been brewing in Iowa.

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Serena and Venus Williams have been known to follow a vegan diet. Edwin Martinez / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

By Whitney E. Akers

  • "The Game Changers" is a new documentary on Netflix that posits a vegan diet can improve athletic performance in professional athletes.

  • Limited studies available show that the type of diet — plant-based or omnivorous — doesn't give you an athletic advantage.

  • We talked to experts about what diet is the best for athletic performance.

Packed with record-setting athletes displaying cut physiques and explosive power, "The Game Changers," a new documentary on Netflix, has a clear message: Vegan is best.

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An illegally trafficked tiger skull and pelt. Ryan Moehring / USFWS

By John R. Platt

When it comes to solving problems related to wildlife trade, there are an awful lot of "sticky widgets."

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By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE

Inflammation can be both good and bad.

On one hand, it helps your body defend itself from infection and injury. On the other hand, chronic inflammation can lead to weight gain and disease.

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By Dan Nosowitz

It's no secret that the past few years have been disastrous for the American farming industry.

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