Subhankar Banerjee founded ClimateStoryTellers.org in August 2010. He is an Indian-born American photographer, writer and activist. Over the past decade he has been a leading voice on issues of arctic conservation, indigenous human rights, and global warming. More recently he has also been focusing on forest deaths from global warming. His photographs and writing have reached millions of people around the world through publications, exhibitions and lectures. Most recently Subhankar was Director's Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Fordham University in New York. In 2011 he was awarded a Distinguished Alumnus Award by the New Mexico State University, and in 2012 a Cultural Freedom Award by the Lannan Foundation. He is editor of the anthology, Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point (Seven Stories Press, hardcover: July 3, 2012, paperback: August 20, 2013).
Subhankar received Cultural Freedom Fellowship from Lannan Foundation, Greenleaf Artist Award from United Nations Environment Programme, National Conservation awards from National Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club and Alaska Conservation Foundation, and was recently named an Arctic Hero by Alaska Wilderness League. You can visit his personal website by clicking here.