Barbara Fraser

Barbara Fraser’s reporting has taken her from southern Mexico, where migrants climb atop freight cars for a perilous journey north to the U.S. border, to an ethnobotanical park off the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego, and from glaciers high in the Andes Mountains to Indigenous communities suffering the impacts of oil spills in the Amazon Basin. An independent journalist who has lived in Peru since 1989, she writes mainly about environmental, public health and Indigenous issues in Latin America. He work has appeared in Nature, Science, The Lancet, National Geographic, EcoAméricasMongabay.comDiscover and other publications. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a Master’s in environmental studies.