Reynard Loki

Editor, Chief Correspondent and Writing Fellow for EARTH | FOOD | LIFE

Reynard Loki is a co-founder of the Observatory, where he is the environment and animal rights editor. He previously served as the environment, food, and animal rights editor at AlterNet and as a reporter for Justmeans/3BL Media covering sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He was named one of FilterBuy’s Top 50 Health and Environmental Journalists to Follow in 2016. His work has been published by Yes! Magazine, Salon, Truthout,, Asia Times, Pressenza, and EcoWatch, among others. He volunteers with New York City Pigeon Rescue Central.

Tongass National Forest

The Case for Protecting the Tongass National Forest, America’s ‘Last Climate Sanctuary’

The “lungs of North America,” the Tongass National Forest is the Earth’s largest intact temperate rainforest. Protecting it means protecting the entire planet.

October 23, 2023

damaged oil drums

Sacrifice Zones’: The New ‘Jim Crow’ That’s Sickening and Killing People of Color

A product of entrenched, historic racism, “sacrifice zones”—designed to site pollution hot spots within communities of color—are a front line in a largely silent, often deadly, and steadily growing health crisis across the United States.

October 13, 2023


Honeybees Face Global Threat: If They Die, So Do We

What is the most important animal to humans? Bees.

October 7, 2015

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