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Peter Christie is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Jul 12

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What is your name?
Peter Christie
What is your job title?
Science Writer and Consultant
What organisation do you work for?
Peter Christie Science Communication
Website
www.PeterChristieScienceCommunication.com
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Biodiversity targets, CBD negotiations, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Education, Endangered species, Forests, Invasive species, Oceans, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas, Taxonomy, Trade and biodiversity, Traditional knowledge, Urban biodiversity, Wetlands
What languages do you speak?
English
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
Peter has been transforming complicated science into compelling stories for many years. An award-winning journalist and author with master’s degrees in both journalism and biology, Peter writes frequently about conservation, climate change, and other pressing issues in environmental science. His stories, features and commentary have appeared in national and international newspapers and magazines. He is also an award-winning author of popular science books about climate change, wildlife and animal behaviour.

​Peter is the former Communications Director with the BIOCAP Canada Foundation, a university-based climate change research group. He has a Master of Science degree from Queen’s University in Kingston and a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton University in Ottawa. Peter is also a national Science in Society Journalism Award winner and a fellow with the U.S.-based Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources. An avid naturalist and birder, Peter lives with his wife, an academic and a lawyer, and their two daughters in Edmonton, Alberta.

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