Bryan Nelson

Bryan Nelson

Bryan Nelson has been making up for lost time since finishing his graduate degree in Philosophy by traveling and working to change the world. He has worked with groups like The Sierra Club, Environment America & U.S. PIRG, and Environment Oregon & OSPIRG on local and national political campaigns. His environmental journalism can be found throughout the web, which also includes regular contributions to sites like and Between adventure and activism, he currently can be found doing freelance writing from his home in Portland, Oregon.

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Extremely rare periodic element behaving like it's from an 'alternative universe'

New prehistoric monster was a seafaring crocodilian

Water ice might exist along Mars' equator, and scientists don't know how it got there

This 'flock of sheep' was actually an unprecedented gathering of polar bears

Are you living in the Matrix? It's impossible, say quantum physicists

2 new species of menacing bird-catcher tree discovered in Puerto Rico

Giant tree rat that dines on coconuts discovered in Solomon Islands

Fourth set of gravitational waves detected rippling past Earth

How did dinosaurs end up with beaks instead of teeth?

Behold the rare 'ghost rainbow'

How were the Great Pyramid's massive blocks moved into place?

Elaborate stone structures in the Taiwanese ocean are actually ancient fish traps