Published since 1971, Canada’s oldest environmental magazine is dedicated to in-depth analysis of environmental issues, including ecological, social and economic dimensions. The journal aims to publish writing that is engaging to read and that provides a deeper level of analysis and insight than can be gained from the mainstream press. They invite feature articles, shorter reports, notes, interviews, resource guides, visual images related to article themes, cultural commentary and humor. Pay is about 10 cents per word and material that has already received a very limited or regional audience is considered. Editors prefer to work with writers from the proposal stage to the finished manuscript. Queries should explain, in less than 300 words, the content and scope of your article, and should convey your intended approach, tone and style. E-mail queries to Executive Editor Nicola Ross at Alternatives asks for first-time copyright in English only, and permission to reprint in nonprofit publications.For a detailed look at submission guidelines, visit

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