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Erica Cirino

Writer, Artist and Social Media Coordinatorimg_5534

I write for the Safina Center about wildlife, scientific research and the environment.

I’m a science writer and artist with a background in environmental biology, conservation and policy. I contribute to publications and organizations that advance the scientific understanding of animals and the environment, such as the National Audubon Society, Scientific American, The Atlantic and the Center for Humans and Nature. I’m also a licensed wildlife rehabber with four years of experience working in the clinical setting.

I earned my B.A. in Environmental Studies in 2014 and my M.S. in Journalism–with a science, environment, health and tech focus– in 2015, both at Stony Brook University. As a graduate student, I reported on the 2014-2015 U.S. avian influenza outbreak and interned as a science writer at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Watson School of Biological Sciences.

Currently I live on Long Island with my Alaskan malamute dog. When I’m not writing or creating art, I enjoy running, hiking with my dog, birdwatching, cooking healthy food and visiting art museums with friends.


http://www.ericacirino.com/