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Leslie Nemo

Leslie Nemo

Leslie Nemo is a freelance science journalist based in New York. She mostly writes about plans to save our changing environment for outlets like CityLab, Atlas Obscura and Scientific American, but she’ll pursue any quirky story she finds.

Spotted salamander standing on a painted road line

Salamanders Crossing: This Way to the Vernal Pool!

They may look like random puddles, but some states are building million-dollar tunnels to direct wildlife to these seasonal refuges.