Lauren Leffer is a science, health, and environmental journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. She has published work in National Geographic, Popular Science, Audubon Magazine, Inverse, Scienceline, and elsewhere. Previously, she was a research biologist, entomologist, park naturalist, and curriculum writer. In addition to reporting and writing journalism, she has experience in fact checking, editing, audio production, video, and creative non-fiction. When she’s not working, she’s (hopefully) hiking.
A fungal disease has wiped out bats throughout North America, but hopeful research suggests one species may be developing resistance to this pandemic.
Western monarch butterflies return to their California overwintering sites in full force, but the resurgence doesn’t mean a recovery for the species.
Spaces for the dead are becoming stepping stones to wildlife discovery.
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