Rachel Fritts is a freelance environmental journalist who grew up in Wisconsin and Budapest, Hungary. After receiving degrees in biology and environmental studies, she decided to turn her focus to science communication.

Rachel’s interest in the natural world has taken her on many adventures, spanning four continents and numerous countries. She’s dived with bull sharks in Fiji, battled invasive wild parsnip in the Iowa prairie, and interviewed commercial fishermen in the south of England.

A recurring theme of Rachel’s writing is the importance of international collaboration to identifying and resolving environmental problems. She is committed to promoting sustainable solutions by facilitating communication across borders, and her writing emphasizes the sociocultural as well as the scientific and political dimensions of current environmental issues.

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