Brad Tyer has worked as an editor at the Missoula Independent and the Texas Observer. His writing has appeared in Outside, High Country News, the New York Times Book Review, and Houston Chronicle, the Drake, Texas Monthly, No Depression, and the Dallas Morning News. He's been awarded a Knight-Wallace Fellowship, a Fund for Investigative Journalism grant, and a Fishtrap writing residency.
Brian Kevin is the associate editor of Down East magazine and author of the just-published The Footloose American: Follow- ing the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America. He lives in coastal Maine.
Carl Safina was named one of Audubon's 100 Most Influential Conservationists of the 20th Century. He is the author of six books and numerous articles on the human relationship with nature, especially the sea.