Virginia Gewin is a freelance science journalist based in Portland, Oregon. As a 2016 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow, Gewin reported on food security and agricultural biodiversity. Her stories have appeared in Nature, Science, Discover, Washington Post, Modern Farmer and others. See more of her work at www.virginiagewin.com.
Raising Nature on Florida Ranchlands 08.11.2020 Article - “Rancher vs Environmentalist” has been a longstanding trope. But in the Sunshine State, ranching just may be the last, best hope for ecological salvation.
Can Wild Foods Save the Amazon? 10.23.2018 Article - Peruvian chefs and Amazon dwellers hope the answer is yes—and that the path to salvation will be sabroso.
Tech Support for an Ailing Planet 01.30.2018 Article - With the threats of poaching and deforestation mounting, some start-ups are taking a high-tech approach to the world’s most pressing conservation issues.