Andrea Vale is a freelance writer and filmmaker, focusing on biodiversity and conservation. She has reported for National Geographic, USA Today, Oceana, The Oxford Scientist, The Oxford Climate Review, and many other publications on a wide array of topics. Previously, she worked as a Human Story Specialist at the National Geographic Society, and producer on the Oxford University Anthroposea Expedition. She has a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Sciences in Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management from the University of Oxford.