Jennifer Kingsley

Jennifer Kingsley

Jennifer Kingsley has traveled for hundreds of days through some of the planet’s last great wildernesses. She has worked as a guide, naturalist, and conservationist for more than a decade and has paddled remote rivers in Nunavut, watched polar bears in Greenland, tracked grizzlies in B.C.'s coastal rainforest, and sailed the North Pacific and Atlantic.


Kingsley has a degree in biology and her writing has been published in magazines, journals, and newspapers, and her radio stories have been featured nationally and internationally. Her documentary The Whale's Choice was a top pick of 2013 by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.

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