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.)


Scientists Enlist an Unlikely Ally in the Fight for Endangered Species: Leeches

March 22, 2018

Scientists to Florida’s Flamingos: Welcome Home

March 14, 2018

New Study Is First to Demonstrate That Biodiversity Inoculates Against Extinction

March 08, 2018

An Existential Battle Over an Infinitesimal Snail

March 01, 2018

Borneo Has Lost Half of Its Orangutans in Recent Years—But There’s Still Hope

February 20, 2018