Alexandra Scaman



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Ally completed her Bachelor of Science from the University of Windsor with Honours in Environmental Studies, where she concentrated in Resource Management and was actively involved in undergraduate research. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Environment and Sustainability at Western University. Outside of academia, she enjoys hiking, camping and spending her summers on the beach in Prince Edward Island

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The Green Boom


These words take on a new meaning in a world where the climate is warming faster than ever before. Yet, we continue to disagree over the science ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.12


This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space! This is not good. Source: Flickr, By Nikita ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.11


Give Me A Break Traffic jam in Dhaka, Bangladesh // Source: The New York Times We tend to take air conditioning (AC) for granted. Even in our ...Read More

KEEPING OUR LAKES GREAT


This complex challenge requires solutions of an inclusive and multi-jurisdictional nature ...Read More

Investing in Nature


“If wildlife is thriving, I believe the people will thrive” – Megan Leslie ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.10


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

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.9


This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space! Tough Plastics Can Now Be Made Recyclable Hit ...Read More

Opinion: People for The Ethical Treatment of Women


By leveraging female sexuality in their marketing and ad campaigns, PETA is taking away from the very thing they are trying to accomplish. ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.8


This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space! ...Read More

Protest Vote


In the 2015 Canadian federal election, young voter turnout (between the ages of 18 and 24) was approximately 57%. When the remaining percentage were ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 7


This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space! Study Finds Ocean Vessels a Threat to Small ...Read More

INTO THE WOODS


Last month, Premier Doug Ford announced his plan to reopen schools in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. Options will include regular class with ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.6


This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space!   Amazing discovery: soft coral garden ...Read More

Canada Day Reflections: The Nature of Canada


This Canada Day the Alternatives Journal editorial team were tasked with reflecting on the nature of Canada, what it means to them, and what one ...Read More

SOCIAL FOR A CAUSE


The event was being held by a non-profit called LEN, or London Environmental Network, in celebration of the London Brewing Co-op receiving organic ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 5


This is the Week This Friday! 6 quick-and-smart briefs about happenings in the environmental space! The Itsy-Bitsy Spider? Source: Terro We ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 4


Own the conversation this weekend with The WTF Vol.4, a top-6 collection of the current and topical environmental news briefs, delivered with a side ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 3


Own the conversation this weekend with The WTF Vol.3, a top-6 collection of the current and topical environmental news briefs, delivered with a side ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.2


Own the conversation this weekend with The WTF, a top-6 collection of the current and topical environmental news briefs, delivered with a side of ...Read More

The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol.1


Own the conversation this weekend with The WTF, a top-5 collection of the current and topical environmental news briefs, delivered with a side of ...Read More

Farm Beefs - Modern Farming


We need to find better solutions which pose less strain on the environment, without sacrificing farmer yields. ...Read More

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