Ishani Dasgupta

Ishani Dasgupta is majoring in Environment, Resources, and Sustainability (ERS), while also pursuing a minor in English & Literature Studies, at the University of Waterloo. She is a dedicated environmental writer and has worked throughout the course of her career to write about the challenges faced by communities, natural spaces, and activists alike regarding the destruction of the natural environment–she is interested in exploring global inequities created by the current Anthropocene. In her free time, Ishani likes to make music, read, and go on nature walks. Ishani is taking on the role of an editorial intern for Alternatives Journal (A/J).

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Over a Billion Children At Risk in the Global Climate Crisis Source: UNICEF UNICEF released a report this week titled The Climate Crisis is a Child Rights Crisis. This report...

The WTF: The UN Climate Change Report In light of the new climate change report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a working group of the United...

Keep Your Pets Safe in This Summer’s Heat! Source: The Limited Times An article published today by National Geographic suggests that extreme heatwaves this summer and are becoming increasingly dangerous...

Does this headline catch your eye? Is it shocking? Is it scandalous, relatable, something you are worried about? I never understood why I had to make a catchy headline; I...

The FBI is Investigating Eco-Sabotage and Eco-Terrorism Source: The Guardian The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is currently starting its investigation into eco-sabotage in the state of Washington. It has...

Blanket Coverage Source: The Guardian Stumbled upon an interesting and somewhat amusing story of an Italian team that has been, since 2008, covering a glacier in northern Italy, the Presena...

Do you want to have a published article in our next magazine issue? Well, we have an opportunity for you! As Alternatives Journal approaches its 50th anniversary, we would love...

Thousands of Farmers Protest Environmental Regulations in New Zealand Source: NZ Herald  Today farmers in New Zealand have taken to the streets in thousands to stage a protest against environmental...

Bats Are Getting Better Source: Schulich Medicine and Dentistry  Bats are an incredible and complex species.  They are adept at adapting. They can eat like 1000 bugs an hour. They...

It is amazing to see how things change if you give it enough time. In our first issue, Perspectives on Society and Environment published in the summer of 1971, all...

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