All posts by Liza Gross

Liza Gross is an independent journalist based in Northern California. Her work has appeared in Discover, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation and many other outlets. Her book, The Science Writers’ Investigative Reporting Handbook, was published in June.

Counting Seals for Conservation

Counting Seals for Conservation

Biologists hail the comeback of Northern elephant seals, once hunted to near extinction for their oil-rich blubber, as one of conservation’s great successes. Now, they’re scrambling to protect the rebounding population’s habitat in Point Reyes, California from rising seas.

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