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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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...

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,...

The Threat of A Massive Oil Spill, As A Sri Lankan Ship Sinks Source: The Independent A ship currently sinking off the coast of Sri Lanka, containing a couple of...

There is a war being waged in Canada for the environment, but it is the people defending our forests that are in the frontline covered in battle scars. As you...

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...

As I took a walk on a trail, in the process of creating a video for Alternatives Journal, I realized that I missed the sound of birds. I understand the...

What's' Mine is Not Yours The effects of climate change are beginning to emerge through constant changing temperatures, water supply fluctuations, and increased average global temperatures. It can be felt...

Need a reason to go outside and explore nature this weekend? Well, we have you covered! Here are eight reasons why you should get lost in the great outdoors this...

What would you say if someone asked you to describe the Arctic? Perhaps you would mention that it is an old ice block, unmoving and resilient to the change, stubborn...

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