My work has appeared in National Geographic News, Sierra, Backpacker online, The Guardian, Pacific Standard, High Country News, Mongabay and more. Below is a collection of some of my latest stories. You can find more on my Contently page.
I also have experience writing public relations, marketing and interpretive copy for organizations like the Albuquerque Biological Park, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, New Mexico Department of Health Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program, Panthera and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) President Razan Al Mubarak.
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National Geographic News – Endangered hawksbill turtle shell trade is much bigger than scientists ever suspected
National Geographic News – Illegal Wildlife Trade Booming Across U.S.-Mexico Border
National Geographic News – Seashell Souvenirs Are Killing Protected Marine Life
Sierra – What to Do If You Witness Wildlife Crime While Traveling
National Geographic News – Mexico City’s endangered axolotl has found fame—is that enough to save it?
Mongabay – Think that GIF of the smoking chimp is funny? The chimp wasn’t laughing
Mongabay – Cellphones are still endangering gorillas, but recycling old ones can help
Mongabay – Can Social Media Save Great Apes?
Mongabay – Ape Sanctuaries in the DRC Brace Themselves as Ebola Hits the Country
Sierra magazine – Saving Elephants, One Cup of Tea at a Time
Mongabay – Women could be a key to great ape conservation in the Congo (also appearing in The Guardian)
National Geographic News – How Pet Dogs Are Helping Out Their Endangered Kin in the Wild
Association of Zoos and Aquariums Connect magazine – On the Brink: Conserving a Critically Endangered Crocodile May Also Recover a War-torn Zoo
Animals / Weird and Wild
National Geographic News – These animals are nature’s clingiest lovers
NAI Legacy Magazine – How to Convince People Cockroaches Are Cool
National Geographic News – Why Snakes Have Two Penises and Alligators Are Always Erect
Bitterroot Magazine – New Mexico Doesn’t Want to Be The Country’s Nuclear Waste ‘Garbage Can’
Bitterroot Magazine – The Pollution Problem in Albuquerque’s San Jose Neighborhood Is Not Unique
Sierra magazine – How to Prioritize Inclusivity at a Nature Center?
Mongabay – Trump family planning policy may up population, hurt women, environment (also appearing in Pacific Standard)
ensia – Think Native Grasslands Are Just a Bunch of “Boring Grass”? Think Again.
The Cool Down – More and More Americans Are Opting For “Human Composting” Instead of Traditional Burials – Here’s What That Means
The Cool Down – Solar Energy Has Saved India Billions Of Dollars In The Last Year: ‘One Of The Fastest-Growing Industries In the Country’
Fodor’s – I Was Robbed in Mexico. Don’t Make the Same Mistakes I Did.
New Mexico Magazine – Four of New Mexico’s Best Hikes
Alibi – Farmer Spotlight: Four Moons Farm
Local Flavor magazine – A Farmer’s Dream
Dogs / Environment & Outdoors
Rodale’s Organic Life – 5 Simple Ways To Reduce Your Dog’s Carbon Paw Print
Backpacker magazine – Protect Your Dog From These 5 Dangers on the Trail
High Country News – Go ahead, wander your way (opinion)