Meghan Miner – National Geographic Society Newsroom
Meghan Miner is a freelance science and travel writer based in Washington, DC. She has a master’s degree in science journalism, and has worked as an editorial researcher for National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine, as a science news writer for COSMOS Magazine in Sydney, Australia, and for the NPR program Living on Earth. After receiving her BSc from the University of Michigan in environmental science and aquatic ecology, she spent nearly three years working aboard commercial fishing boats in New England as a Marine Fisheries Observer. She has also studied the impacts of invasive species on Great Lakes fish communities and the water chemistry of permafrost meltwater in arctic Alaska in order to detect changes over time. She is an avid scuba diver and traveler, and has been diving off five continents.