Author: Ishani Dasgupta

The Battle for Right Whales – Watch Entangled in Season 2 of The Impact Series

Have you heard of the North Atlantic right whale? A gigantic mammal, with lengths up to 17 meters long and a life span of up to 70 years. Long-lived, massive, and, just by image alone, beautiful. Yet they are currently critically endangered, with approximately only 400 wild whales left in […]

We Made it to 50! – The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 50

17% of all Food Produced Globally is Wasted  Source: Science News  The United Nations Environment Programme released a report this week titled 2021 Food Waste Index Report that revealed a shocking statistic. Globally around 931 million tons of food was wasted in 2019. To put that into perspective, the amount […]

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 48

Our New Eyes for Accountability: Satellite Technology Monitoring Environmental Crimes Source: BBC An article published this week suggests that satellite technology is now aiding in reporting environmental violations. New monitoring projects are currently being developed in order to track and hold accountable parties that purposely violate environmental regulations. Among descriptions […]