My favorite place to be is outdoors, and I mean that in a purposefully vague way. Whether I’m by the beach, hiking, or canoeing through alligator-laden swamps, I’m by far the happiest and most in my element. Heck, the reason I got into the field of climate education was because of how much I love the outdoors. Naturally, one of my favorite days every year is Earth Day—the one day when the rest of the world hops the nature nerd train and comes together to make the world a better, more sustainable place.

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05.17.2016

Scott O'Neill, VCS (Very Cool Scientist)

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05.16.2016

Friend of Darwin winners are typically scientists, teachers, or activists. Now for the first time in 20 years, NCSE's signature award goes to someone completely different: an artist.

When NCSE needs icons, avatars, portraits, posters, flyers, web graphics, and other incredible illustrations (all on absurd last-minute deadlines), we turn to crackerjack artist Paula Spence.

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