Melissa Mahony

Melissa Mahony

Melissa Mahony is Earthwire's news editor. She previously worked at Wildlife Conservation magazine, blogged about energy for SmartPlanet, and has written for many publications about science and the environment.


  • Earth, in Detail

    A new European satellite takes its first earth selfie—and it's a framer.

  • Let's Get the Band Together

    A cello, viola, and two violins put climate change to music.

  • In the Red

    A new NASA study and a reservoir flyby confirm—California is in water debt.

  • Ozone Overlook

    Looking for a breath of fresh, backcountry air? Good luck finding it in these national parks...

  • Steve Garvie

    The Elephant in the Room

    A year after the president promised a national ivory ban, we're still waiting.