Asher Elbein

Asher Elbein is a journalist and short fiction writer based in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared in the AtlanticBitter Southerner, Oxford American, and Texas Observer. He reports on natural history, culture, and the various intersections between them. 


Asher's Contributions

Wildlife Rescue in Harvey’s Wake

A Texas wildlife rehabilitation center prepares for a rush of patients.

Lakes Are Being A-Salted

Yet another slow-motion environmental catastrophe.

Walking Trees Terrorize Marshes

The good news: mangroves in Florida are on the rise. The bad news: mangroves in Florida are on the rise.

Diving into El Niño’s Past

A 7,000-year temperature record pulled from ancient coral suggests El Niño is getting worse.