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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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...

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...

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