Amy Mathews Amos

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Amy Mathews Amos

Amy Mathews Amos fled the policy gridlock of Washington, DC and now draws on her 25 years’ experience in conservation policy to write about science and the environment from her home in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Follow her writing at amymathewsamos.com or on Twitter @AmyMatAm.)

Andre Coetzer

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Andre Coetzer

Andre Coetzer is a general naturalist with a special interest in the smaller creatures. Butterflies and reptiles are his key focus groups, but anything that operates without human interference will be looked at and photographed on his travels around Africa. He currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. )

Andy Jeffrey

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Andy  Jeffrey

Andy Jeffrey is a nature-loving nerd with a penchant for Star Wars and fast cars. A self-proclaimed Indiana Jones wannabe (right down to the irrational fear of snakes), he can be spotted digging through anthropology books in his spare time. Find him on Twitter @andrew_jay or in Earth Touch's 2-Minute Roundup series.)

Ashley Braun

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Ashley Braun

Ashley Braun is a Seattle-based science and environmental writer who works by day at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The rest of the time, she slings puns, gardens in an urban jungle and writes for publications such as Discover and Natural History Magazine. Find her at ashleybraun.com and on Twitter @ashleybraun.)

Bart Lukasik

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Bart Lukasik

Bart Lukasik is an underwater cameraman and guide with Polish origins who has spent the last three years filming off the South African and Mozambican coastlines. His main focus is on capturing an amazing diversity of marine wildlife on camera as well as creating adventure-style documentaries for varied groups of divers. Visit www.bartlukasik.com to view more of his work.)

Becky Cliffe

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Becky  Cliffe

Becky Cliffe is a British zoologist working at the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica. She completed the first in-depth research project into captive sloth biology and is now spearheading a long term investigation into the ecology of wild sloths through The Sloth Backpack Project.)

Carol Kaufmann

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Carol Kaufmann

Carol Kaufmann is a freelance writer and editor based in the Washington, D.C. area. She's the author of SAFARI (Workman 2012), a New York Times bestseller, and OCEAN, which will be published this fall. She's a former writer for National Geographic magazine and reporter for Reader's Digest. )

Chris Harries

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Chris Harries

A self-confessed super-nerd and purveyor of zoological pedantry, Chris Harries is a former Earth Touch staffer who's microblogged from the Okavango Delta, shot timelapses in the mountains of Lesotho and rebuilt the Earth Touch server room more times than he can remember. Now back in London, he indulges his passions for warm beer, walks in the rain and scowling at people on the London underground.)