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Amanda Schrack

Amanda Schrack

Amanda Schrack is a freelance writer from British Columbia. She has a BSc. in environmental science and loves exploring topics related to the interconnectedness of the natural world and society.

Andrea Palframan

Andrea Palframan (she/her; settler of Scottish and Irish ancestry living on unceded Hul’quimin’um speaking-people’s lands) is RAVEN’s Director of Communication. She is dedicated to make media that brings the strength of data together with the power of storytelling. She holds a Masters in Intercultural & International Communication. Her research focus— […]

Joan Kuyek

Joan Kuyek is an author, community organizer and researcher living in Ottawa. She was a co-founder of MiningWatch Canada and continues to support communities affected by mining. Before moving to Ottawa, she was a community organizer and facilitator living in Sudbury.

Jessica Marion Barr

Jessica Marion Barr (she/her) is an artist-researcher and educator who teaches at Trent University in Nogojiwanong/Peterborough, the territory and treaties of the Michi Saagig Nishnaabeg. See for more details and contact information.

Yanique McFarlane

Yanique McFarlane is a Master’s in Environment and Sustainability student at Western University. Her background in Conservation and Biodiversity, Linguistics and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Disease sparked her interests in healthcare and the environment, topics in climate change, conservation (of species, land, water, and energy), advancements in clean technology and […]

Anthony Kim

 He is a Masters of Environment & Sustainability (MES) Candidate at the University of Western Ontario. He completed his BA in Urban Studies with a Focus in Planning at the University of Toronto. He is particularly interested in sustainable urban planning practices that work in line with market and consumer […]

Elizabeth Roden

Elizabeth is a Master’s in Environment and Sustainability student with a focus on corporate resource use. Their background is in the field of Environmental Studies with a double minor in Biology and Geographic Information Systems from Central Michigan University. Utilizing her skills in such a critical mindset, Elizabeth is determined […]

Darren Sleep

Senior Director, Conservation Science & Strategies Darren helps manage SFI’s growing conservation science credentials through increasing our capacity to develop and manage conservation projects in Canada and the United States. Darren has a background in ecological research fieldwork where he has designed and implemented forest-related studies including bird banding, small-mammal trapping, and […]

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, […]