About Rachel

Rachel Fritts is a science writer, editor, and reporter specializing in animal biology, conservation, and environmental science. She has freelanced for outlets including The Guardian, Science News, Hakai Magazine, InsideClimate News, and MIT Technology Review, and has interned with Science, Audubon Magazine, Undark, and Mongabay. She is currently writing about birds and the people working to protect them for the American Bird Conservancy.

Rachel has a background in the biological and environmental sciences, and holds a master’s degree in science writing from MIT. She is a member of the D.C. Science Writer’s Association (DCSWA).

Rachel is currently based in the Washington, D.C. area, where she lives with her husband and their polydactyl indoor kitty, Satsuki. You can follow her on Twitter here.