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Emma Marris is a freelance writer specializing in science and the environment. She’s written about ecology and conservation biology for Nature, hipsters who hunt for Slate and taking anti-anxiety medications to get through a periodic cicada irruption for OnEarth. She’s written a book about the future of conservation, Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World, and is working on an environmental science textbook for Roberts & Co. She lives in Columbia, Missouri with her husband and two children.

One response to “To save dull interviews, ask WTF questions”

  1. Hannah Hoag

    I love asking the last one. Also, for field scientists that collect reams of data: Have you ever dropped your notebook in the river?

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