Rebecca Kessler

Rebecca Kessler is a senior editor at Natural History, where she edits features and the “Samplings” column. She also writes about science, the environment, and food for other publications. She has a background in botany and holds a master’s degree in science journalism from New York University.

Recent Stories

Satellite monitoring and networks of instruments on the ground can detect, but not predict, volcanic eruptions.

Doing something about the weather is no longer just talk.

Neuroscientists are beginning to understand the connections.

The long-dormant site of Spain’s first environmental protest in 1888, revisited.