Articles by Rachel Diaz-Bastin

Rachel Diaz-Bastin is a San Francisco-based artist and life-long California resident. She is a graduate of UC Davis, where she earned her degree in Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology. Rachel currently works in the entomology department of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. She began writing about local wildlife and conservation efforts for Bay Nature Magazine in 2013 and started writing for Mongabay as a contributor on forest issues in Southeast Asia in 2016.