Geoffrey Lean

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Area of interest: Science and the environment

Journals/Organisation: The Daily Telegraph

Email: geoffrey.lean@telegraph.co.uk.

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Website: Telegraph.co: Earth | Earth Comment | Geoffrey Lean

Blog: blogs.telegraph.co: Geoffrey Lean

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About: Britain's longest-serving environmental correspondent, having pioneered reporting on the subject almost 40 years ago.

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Career: Previously written for the Observer, New Statesman, Daily Mail, and the London Evening Standard

Current position/role: Environmental correspondent

  • also writes/has written for: Grist online magazine (leading online source of environmental news and analysis) > Geoffrey Lean

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Controversy/Criticism: Seed Today (Monsanto's website) Independent's Geoffrey Lean Accused of 'Misrepresentation' Over GM Soya Yield, Dr. Barney Gordon, 15th May 2008

Awards/Honours: Martha Gelhorn Award for investigative journalism, 2002. Voted "most impressive environmental journalist in Britain" seven times in an annual poll among his colleagues

Scoops: London Press Club Awards 'scoop of the year', 2000; British Press Awards, 2001

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  • Rich World, Poor World OCLC 6091462, 1978
  • Dimensions of Need : An Atlas of Food and Agriculture, December 1995
  • Chernobyl, The End of the Nuclear Dream (co-author) general editor of
  • The Atlas of the Environment (general editor)

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Remit/Info: "Geoffrey Lean pioneered the coverage of green issues long before they became fashionable and has won Scoop of the Year in the British Press Awards and the Martha Gelhorn Award for investigative journalism." Daily Telegraph

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Role: Consulting editor for Environment, and responsible for a weekly column in the Saturday Telegraph, features and a blog

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