Laura Trethewey is an environmental journalist who writes about travel, technology, sustainability, and community. She published a collection of nonfiction essays, The ImperilledOcean: Human Stories from a Changing Sea in February 2020. Her writing has appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, Hakai Magazine, The Walrus, and other online and print publications. She was the senior writer and editor for the Vancouver Aquarium’s multimedia storytelling website Ocean.org and editor of the magazines Broken Pencil and Boulderpavement. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia. Trethewey grew up in Toronto, has lived across the country, and now resides in San Diego, California.