Lesley Evans Ogden is a freelance journalist based in Vancouver, Canada. After scaling the ivory tower, turning a lifelong fascination with birds into a PhD in ecology, she parachuted into the wilds of science journalism. She is a regular contributor at BBC Earth, Natural History, New Scientist and BioScience, Lesley is an alumna of the Science Communications Program at the Banff Centre and the Santa Fe Science Writers Workshop. When not working on her next story she enjoys time with family, trail running, hiking, cycling, watching comedy or mystery, and contemplating contemporary enigmas like how odd socks lose their mates.
You can find her on Twitter @ljevanso.