Lauren Leffer

Lauren is a former bug scientist and current science and environmental writer based in Brooklyn, NY.

Her work has appeared in Popular Science, National Geographic, Audubon Magazine, and elsewhere.

Mind and Body

The dangerous way tourism is polluting Antarctica and accelerating melting

Even the most remote place on Earth isn’t safe from pollution.

Monkeying Around

A new study is complicating the idea that ‘Meat Made Us Human”

A widely accepted theory on meat's role in human evolution could be the result of sampling bias.