About Rachel

Rachel Fritts is a science writer, editor, and reporter with a focus on conservation, wildlife biology, and the Earth sciences. Her writing has appeared in outlets including The Guardian, Science News, Science, Audubon Magaazine, Mongabay, Hakai Magazine, InsideClimate News, and MIT Technology Review. She is currently writing about birds and the people working to conserve their habitats at 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 cat, Satsuki. You can follow her on Twitter here.