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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Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust

The symbol for zero was first used 500 years earlier than previously thought

'Dark matter' microbes discovered, adding 20 new branches to the tree of life

10 of the world's biggest unsolved mysteries

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