Freelance science journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC and others. Publishing a book about illegal wildlife trade in 2018.

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@RachelNuwer — 5,474 followers, 1,910 tweets

@marynmck Spoiler alert: The NY Times traveler at large is not me. But hope you enjoyed the crabs!
@marchofer @t_mcconnell @nytimes Marc, the problems caused by this trade are still persisting and evolving, and therefore warrant ongoing coverage. Multiple media outlets have written about this, and will - hopefully - continue to write about this.
Donkeys in Africa are being stolen & slaughtered - wrecking owners' livelihoods - to sate China's appetite for traditional medicine. Reported from Kenya & Tanzania: @NYTScience @DonkeySanctuary
@bobbann23 @SheratonBoston @StarwoodBuzz @spg @WestinCPT @TenBompas @lmfishermanscov LOVED @TenBompas! In room fireplaces, daily hors d'oeuvres, sauna showers, awesome masseuse they can call for you and.... ALL YOU CAN DRINK FREE MINI BAR! My mind was blown.
RT @tanyalewis314: Massive fish orgy produces one of the loudest sounds in the sea - by the illustrious @RachelNuwer for @sciam 
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