Benji is a journalist based in Brooklyn. He writes about wildlife, climate change, and how these issues intersect with human lives. Currently, Benji is a senior environmental reporter at Vox. You can find his recent work here.

Before joining Vox, Benji, who grew up in Iowa, wrote about the energy industry as a senior reporter at Business Insider. He regularly broke news on Exxon and other major oil companies and reported on the meteoric rise of solar, wind, and other climate technologies. His writing also appears in National Geographic, Smithsonian, Audubon Magazine, and elsewhere. 

Benji has an MS in ecology and evolution and spent a handful of years doing research prior to becoming a journalist.

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