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About Rachel

Rachel Fritts is a science writer and environmental journalist who writes about wildlife, natural resource use, climate change, and Earth sciences. She is a regular contributor to the Earth and space sciences publication Eos and her journalism has appeared in outlets such as the Guardian, Science, Science News, InsideClimate News, MIT Technology Review, Ars Technica, Mongabay, Hakai, and Ensia. She has also written scripts about evolution for the PBS Digital Studios natural history channel Eons.

Rachel is a recent graduate of the MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing and current AGU science writing intern. She has also completed science writing internships at Undark Magazine, the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative, and Mongabay. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the Society of Environmental Journalists. Rachel holds an M.Sc. in marine environmental management from the University of York and a B.A. in biology from Grinnell College.

Rachel is currently based in the Washington, D.C. area. You can follow her on Twitter here.