Jason Bittel


Bittel writes the Species Watch column for onEarth. He also contributes to National GeographicThe Week, and Slate, and serves up science for picky eaters on his website, BittelMeThis.com. He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and two tiny wolves. (Note: Wolves may be Pomeranians.)


Guam Rails Are No Longer Extinct in the Wild (Something Only One Other Bird Can Claim)

March 02, 2020

How Plastic Bottles Become Death Traps for Hermit Crabs

February 03, 2020

In Glacier National Park, Ice Isn't the Only Thing That's Disappearing

January 23, 2020

A New Deal for the Okapi, Africa’s “Unicorn”

December 13, 2019

The Surprise Middleman in the Illegal Shark Fin Trade: The United States

November 20, 2019