Wildlife Watch is National Geographic’s reporting project covering the exploitation of wildlife. Learn more about our mission, and meet the team below.
Rachel Fobar is a National Geographic Society wildlife trade investigative reporter covering wildlife crime and exploitation for Wildlife Watch. Previously, she covered criminal justice and potentially wrongful convictions for The Medill Justice Project. She has also written for Popular Science and Bustle. For her work, she has received several awards, including the Chicago Headline Club’s Peter Lisagor Award.
Fobar has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dina Fine Maron is senior National Geographic Society wildlife trade investigative reporter. Previously, she covered medicine and health for Scientific American. You can also see her work at Newsweek, The Boston Globe, E&E News and Time.com. She attended Brandeis University and has a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University.
Oliver Payne has edited feature stories for National Geographic magazine, including three that won National Magazine Awards for writing, since the early 1990s. Before that he was a staff writer, and he started his National Geographic career as a map researcher. He holds a master’s degree in geography from Oxford University.
You can find all of the team’s stories at Wildlife Watch.