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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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...

Fifty years ago, our first issue was released. It was the 1970s, everything was different but the A/J spirit ran strong, and started magnificently as the first solely environmental-focused publication...

Too Darned Hot Source: News18 A new report from a team of researchers from NASA and the NOAA has concluded that the “EARTH’S ENERGY IMBALANCE HAS DOUBLED SINCE 2005”. This...

Hooray for the ‘Humpback Comeback’ Source: CTV News In the species conservation community, the ‘bad news’ tends to outweigh the ‘good news, and seemingly by a large margin. But, as...

Swiss Shock on Climate Change Rejection Source: Euronews In a surprise to many global observers, voters in Switzerland rejected key climate change policies and measures put forward by the government...

Logging Stops at Fairy Creek, Conceding to the Request from Indigenous Groups and Protesters  Source: BC Local News The provincial government in British Columbia has chosen to suspend the logging...

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