Defending Alaska’s Arctic and Indigenous Rights with Multispecies Justice
Subhankar Banerjee is an Indian-born American photographer, writer, activist, and environmental humanities scholar. He has been a leading voice on issues of Arctic conservation, indigenous human rights, resource wars, and climate change. He has also done work in the American Southwest that addresses desert ecology and forest deaths from climate change, and he recently started a project to address climate change impacts and the politics of ecology in the coastal temperate rain forests in the Pacific Northwest.
His research focuses on the intersection of art, ecocultural activism, and environmental humanities. Subhankar’s photographs, writing, and lectures have reached millions of people around the world. Following a six-month residency as a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, Subhankar joined the University of New Mexico as the Lannan Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor of Art and Ecology.
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