Carla Wise is an environmental and science writer based in western Oregon. She has written on a variety of topics, including forest management, endangered species protection, agriculture, the local foods movement, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and biomimicry. Most of her writing currently focuses on agriculture and climate change. Wise has a Ph.D. in biology and has worked in natural resource policy, environmental consulting, and plant conservation research. Her writing has appeared in publications including The Oregonian, High Country News, The Huffington Post, and The Utne Reader.