Monika Mondal


Monika Mondal is an independent Indian journalist whose work focuses on three P's—people, planet, and progress. Her bylines have appeared in Indian and global media including The Guardian, Al Jazeera, The Washington Post, Undark, The Caravan, Livemint, Mongabay, The Third Pole, and others. Mondal has been a fellow with EarthJournalism Network and South Asia Speaks mentorship program. As an in-person reporting fellow from Climate Tracker, she covered UNFCCC COP26 and continues to focus on the discussions around climate change and environment negotiations. For an investigative story, she received the Thomson Foundation Young Journalist (Environment) 2021 award and two of her stories (Environment and Young Journalist category) were longlisted for 2022 One Media World Awards.

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