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Alexander Goddard

Alex has a background in Environmental Science holding an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies, and is currently a master’s degree candidate in Environment and Sustainability working through his summer co-op term. Alex was born and raised in Barbados, a small island in the Caribbean, and has spent the past seven years attending school in Canada, while returning to Barbados for the summer and Christmas periods. Alex is passionate about the environment as he has been able to witness firsthand the effects of climate change on marine and tropical environments, and hopes to spread awareness about these issues.

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When it comes to tourism there are many conflicting ideas as to how it can be conducted in such a way that it remains viable, and thus sustainable, for years...
The Sea Shepherd

Recently I have been thinking about how I can actively make environmental change. It could be due to increasing restlessness as a result of being inside a lot more thanks...
The Week This Friday

This is not good.SOURCE: Flickr, By Nikita HengbokAccording to the Independent, while we have studied the impacts of air pollution on human health in great depth, we haven’t really done...
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Give Me A BrakeTraffic jam in Dhaka, Bangladesh // Source: The New York TimesWe tend to take air conditioning (AC) for granted. Even in our cars, we can drive around...
The Week This Friday

This is the Week This Friday! This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space!  Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs Adapting to Heat StressSource: Yale...

Recently I have had the pleasure of receiving a magazine published by Alternatives Journal in the summer of 1978. Within this magazine was an article which immediately caught my eye...
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When the moon is in the Seventh House, And Jupiter aligns with MarsThen peace will guide the planets, And love will steer the stars(LYRICS: "Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In"...
The Week This Friday

This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space! Tough Plastics Can Now Be Made RecyclableHit the recycle button on thermoset plasticsSource: Polymer Solutions This...
Greeting from Siberian Summer

Last month I came across an article posted by The Guardian on June 17 which piqued my interest titled: “Climate crisis: alarm at record-breaking heatwave in Siberia”. A heatwave in...
WTF

Two Wrongs Do Not Make A RightSource: The Guardian// Photograph: Yvette Cardozo/Alamy Two Wrongs Do Not Make A RightSource: The Guardian// Photograph: Yvette Cardozo/AlamyA few years ago, the province of...

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