Bats, Seeds & Volcanoes

I’ve had a busy writing year so far, and some weeks, articles publish one on top of the other. Three have gone live this week already, covering some of my favorite topics:

Among hibernating bats, some species have been dangling near extinction as their populations are ravaged by white-nose syndrome. Is there any end to the devastation in sight? Possibly, as I discuss in my latest story for Sierra.

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Worldwide, we’re losing crop species diversity, which has direct implications on climate change and the future of our ability to eat. In this piece for Civil Eats, I talk to a young farmer about his efforts to produce seeds for resilient food plants.


And for Mental Floss, I spoke with four volcanologists about their work on land, under the sea, and out in the solar system.


Science matters!