Katarzyna Nowak

Katarzyna Nowak has contributed wildlife stories to National Geographic News, Wildlife Watch, and Voices for Elephants and Rhinos, reporting from Tanzania, South Africa, and Chile. In her research and writing she strives to advance wildlife conservation, welfare, and coexistence with people. In 2016, she wrote about the importance of harmonizing wildlife trade policies for a South African think tank, a letter about the fate of rhinos for American Scholar, and co-authored an essay on biodiversity conservation on a human scale for the Solutions Journal. She is currently gaining valuable policy experience as a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow after conducting more than a decade of fieldwork on primates and elephants in African forests with the help of talented local naturalists.