Natasha Vizcarra

Natasha Vizcarra

ABOUT THE WRITER

Natasha Vizcarra is a science writer based in Boulder, Colorado. Her writing explores different aspects of earth science, from plankton to volcanoes to the carbon cycle, and their intersections with human life. Natasha’s recent work has appeared in Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features, Science Findings and High Country News. Before moving to the US, she worked as a journalist in Manila, Philippines.

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As the Sahel dries, the Sahara advances
23 Oct 2019

Here stands the Great Green Wall: Part 1

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Why trees could bring water back to the Sahel
23 Oct 2019

Here stands the Great Green Wall: Part 2

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Will the Great Green Wall’s architecture support its future?
23 Oct 2019

Here stands the Great Green Wall: Part 3

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Here stands the Great Green Wall
23 Oct 2019

A 3-part series on the progress and holdbacks of one of history's most ambitious restoration efforts

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Life as a Sherpa in the age of climate change
12 Sep 2019

Three Himalayan Sherpas tell their stories

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Summer foods and restless yaks: Nima Doma Sherpa on Himalayan village life
12 Sep 2019

A Sherpa tells how rising temperatures bring both benefits and concerns

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Warm as ice: Tenzing Chogyal Sherpa on Himalayan glacial melt
12 Sep 2019

A Sherpa glaciologist's concerns for flooding and water supply are rising with the temperature

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More than symbols: Pasang Yangjee Sherpa on cultural invisibility
12 Sep 2019

A researcher explains Sherpas' relationship with climate change, in terminology and reality

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2020 is the first Bonn Challenge deadline. What does the Barometer say?
13 Aug 2019

How many hectares have really been restored?

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Two roads diverged in Southeast Asia’s forests
23 Jul 2019

Laying out the best and worst cases for regional forests

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Taking the Native American narrative beyond reservations
17 Jun 2019

From films to the news, portrayals must change

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Why Apple is investing in Colombia’s mangroves
27 May 2019

Carbon offsets for companies, better incomes for communities

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Higher Arctic air temperatures are destabilizing climate, find scientists
11 Apr 2019

New report tracks 47 years of Arctic changes

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The Indigenous wisdom and medical properties of forest bathing
9 Apr 2019

Experts discuss forest bathing’s history and health benefits in GLF Digital Summit

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