Fueled by a limitless curiosity for science, Nicola Jones writes and edits stories about topics ranging from quantum physics to climate change, from animals to anthropology.

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Nicola Jones was pursuing a chemistry and oceanography degree at the University of British Columbia when she discovered that she found it far more rewarding to write about science than to engage in research. After completing a master's degree in journalism, she made her way to the science journal Nature in London, where she honed her skills reporting, writing and editing science news, features and commentary.

Jones now lives in British Columbia, where she edits essays for SAPIENS, writes about climate change and the environment for Yale Environment 360, covers Canadian science policy and global discoveries for Nature and writes and edits marine stories for Hakai Magazine -- and attempts to raise two children with a sense of wonder, compassion and hope for the future.

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A first glimpse at the TEDSummit 2019 speaker lineup

May 21, 2019

With TEDSummit 2019 just two months away, it’s time to unveil the first group of speakers that will take to the stage in Edinburgh, Scotland, from July 21-25. Three years ago, more than 1,000 members of the TED global community convened in Banff, Canada, for the first-ever TEDSummit. We talked about the fracturing state of […]

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