Amanda R. Martinez

Amanda R. Martinez is a science writer who focuses on conservation, neuroscience, and marine biology. Her work has appeared in Scientific American, in Seed, and on PRI’s Living on Earth.

  • Ending Extinction or Playing God?

    Inside a sometimes-violent mission to save endangered animals. An excerpt from Battle at the End of Eden, The Atlantic's first story to be published exclusively as an ebook.

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Where the Wild Things Go

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Adults Need Playtime Too

When was the last time you played your favorite childhood game?

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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