Kayla came to PLOS from the Exploratorium’s Public Information Department. She holds a M.S. in International Environmental Studies from The Norwegian University of Life Sciences and a B.S. in Biology and Society from Arizona State University. While conducting her Masters research on global climate change, she co-founded and served on the editorial board of a student-run academic journal at her university. Kayla loves biology and traveling and has wandered the globe conducting biological surveys in the Dry Forest in Ecuador, working on an organic farm in Rogue River, Oregon, and tracking grizzly bears in Glacier National Park.