Natasha Vizcarra


Natasha Vizcarra is a science writer based in Boulder, Colorado. Her writing explores different aspects of earth science, from plankton to volcanoes to the carbon cycle, and their intersections with human life. Natasha’s recent work has appeared in Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features, Science Findings and High Country News. Before moving to the US, she worked as a journalist in Manila, Philippines.

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…that are worth reading for adults too
Scientists and Indigenous leaders call for zero deforestation and degradation in the Amazon
What scientists predict for the world's largest rainforest's burns this year
A major new report maps out expected changes as we approach 1.5 degrees of global warming
One-fifth of all countries at risk of natural collapse, says new Swiss RE report
New report says more funding is needed to complete the Sahel restoration initiative
A revival of ancient food preservation methods is boosting immune systems and reducing food waste
Why protein-rich bugs are increasingly filling feeding troughs
Sustainable substitutes for meat in every part of the world
Here stands the Great Green Wall: Part 1
Here stands the Great Green Wall: Part 2
Here stands the Great Green Wall: Part 3
A 3-part series on the progress and holdbacks of one of history's most ambitious restoration efforts
Three Himalayan Sherpas tell their stories
A Sherpa tells how rising temperatures bring both benefits and concerns