Megan Whitney is a doctoral student in Human Geography at York University. Her research addresses relationships between work and labour conditions, animal welfare and environmental degradation. Megan holds a Master's degree in Environmental Studies (MES) from York University and an Honours Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Lakehead University. She has completed research for the Government of Canada and the Thorncliffe Park Women's Committee advocating for the rights of people experiencing precarious employment and adverse impacts of climate change. Megan continues to be involved with animal welfare organizations in Northern Ontario and Thailand.
Keywords: Political ecology; wildlife tourism; critical geographies of labor and migration; climate change; Thailand; Southeast Asia