Rachel Nuwer is a Brooklyn-based freelance science journalist who writes about the environment for the New York Times, Audubon, Smithsonian, and others. When not hunched over her desk, she enjoys eating swamp rats in Vietnam or avoiding alligators in her native Biloxi, Mississippi.
Stories by Rachel Nuwer
November 18, 2013
Last week the government destroyed six tons of seized ivory in an effort to get tough on the illegal wildlife trade. Can similar efforts worldwide save elephants from extinction?
December 20, 2012
October 17, 2012
November 16, 2010
Overfishing has led Indian fisheries to rely on less marketable species for profit — a practice that could have severe ecological consequencesTrash fish in India, ready to be sold. Credit: A.S. Lobo Would you consider... read more >