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.

Bryan's most recent content

2.4 billion-year-old fungus could rewrite our evolutionary heritage

Artificial photosynthesis achieved in device that also cleans the air

8 species on life support

Common caterpillar found to eat plastic shopping bags

We could visit another star system in just 69 years

Naked mole-rats essentially turn into plants when oxygen is low

Higher states of consciousness identified among psychedelic drug users

Giant shipworm the size of a baseball bat found alive for first time

Cosmic web of 'dark matter bridges' link galaxies across the universe

Can something have negative mass? Yes, and scientists have created it

This edible water blob could replace plastic bottles

Bizarre new species of crab lives entirely in trees