Photo of Rachel Fritts with elephants

About Rachel

Rachel Fritts is a science writer who covers a range of topics, including environmental news, resource use, forests, wildlife, and evolution. Her articles have appeared in Science Magazine, Pacific Standard, Mongabay, Ensia, Hakai Magazine, and other publications. She has also written scripts for the PBS Digital Studios YouTube channels Eons and Hot Mess.

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.

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