Benji is an environmental reporter at Vox, where he writes about the science and politics of the biodiversity crisis. You can reach him at

Prior to joining Vox, he covered the energy industry as a senior reporter at Business Insider. He broke news on Exxon and other major oil companies and wrote about the meteoric rise of solar, wind, and other sources of clean energy. His writing also appears in National Geographic, Smithsonian, and Audubon Magazine. 

Benji has an MS in ecology and evolution, and he's based in Brooklyn, NY.