Photo of Rachel Fritts with elephants

About Rachel

Rachel Fritts is an environmental journalist and science writer covering the environment, sustainability, and paleontology. Her writing has appeared in Ars Technica, Science Magazine, Mongabay, Hakai, and Ensia. She also writes scripts for the PBS Digital Studios natural history channel Eons, a 2019 Webby Award honoree for Best Writing.

Having lived in three countries and visited nearly 30, Rachel often combines her love of travel with her interest in the natural world. She has done field research in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, backpacked in the Rocky Mountains, worked on a permaculture farm in California, and dived with bull sharks in Fiji, among other adventures.

Rachel is currently a member of MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing (GPSW) class of 2020. You can follow her on Twitter here.