Write for GreenActionNews

Green Action News is a resource for people who desire to create positive change for the environment. We are committed to delivering accurate and reliable coverage of environmental issues and the efforts of activists around the world while building community among eco-minded people.

Our approach is to bring together the stories of a variety of people who are working on positive change for the environment. We publish:

  • news and information related to environmental concerns with a focus on 8 topic areas
  • news from the frontlines of direct action, advocacy, politics, and policy reform activism
  • feature stories highlighting the effort, interest, dedication and inspiration of individual activists

Our articles range from breaking news to in-depth analysis
and they are well-researched, fact-driven, and written from the heart.
How to Format Your Content
All articles must be at least 300 words long.
Sources must be identified. Facts must be cited. Opinions & quotes must be attributed.

Topical Concerns & Frontlines articles – AP Style. Feature Articles: Storytelling Style.
Photos/Video should be original or sourced with permission to use or under fair use guidelines.
All writing must be original and not published elsewhere.

Affiliate linking is NOT permitted.
Excessive Self-promotion is discouraged especially in News articles. Contributors get a bio that appears with all their posts. Personal involvement in activism causes is permitted, with a disclosure statement at the end of the article or in your bio.

Additional format instructions will be provided in our Contributing Writer’s Guide.

How We Promote Your Content
SEO Tools – Our Editors ensure best SEO practices and we have SEO tips in our Guide. Some SEO is automated.
Social Media – We post published articles to our Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr accounts. And we encourage our Content Contributors to promote their own stories as well.
Homepage & Sidebar – the newest articles appear on the home page. Most viewed posts appear in the right sidebar as trending.
Boosts – we may articles which have a lot of interaction (likes, comments, shares) on our social media.

Your posts may be scheduled according to the best times readers are likely to read and share, the timeliness of the content and story budget. GreenActionNews reserves the perpetual right to publish and use the content on any of our current or future media platforms, including for commercial purposes unless arrangements are made in advance.

Our base rate is based on page views and we offer bonuses based on additional variables.

Page Views.
$1 per 1000 page views up to 10,000 page views.
Calculated at a rate of $0.001 USD per page view which comes out to $1/1000 page views.

Bonuses which are announced in our Virtual Newsroom may include:
Word Count Targets
Top Visitor Votes
Most Page Views in a Month
Most Site-Based Comments
Most Facebook Shares
Special Topics & Events

All payments are made via PayPal on the 7th of the month, so you must provide us with your PayPal email address in order to get paid.

How to Apply to be a Contributing Writer:
Fill out the form below to get started.

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