Ellen Ruppel Shell is a professor at the graduate program in science journalism at Boston University.
Frank Graham Jr. is a field editor for Audubon.
Harald Welzer is head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Memory Research at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen, Germany.
Holly Menino is the author of two previous books, Forward Motion and Darwin's Fox and My Coyote.
Hugh Powell is science editor at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. He writes about birds, ecology, evolution, and ocean science.
James McCommons is the author of Waiting on a Train: The Embattled Future of Passenger Rail Service—A Year Spent Riding Across America.
James Parry is an ornithologist, tour leader, and author of The Desert, Global Safari, Rainforest Safari, and Living Landscapes: Heathland. He lives near Swaffham in Norfolk, U.K.