Ben Goldfarb is an award-winning environmental journalist who covers wildlife conservation, marine science and public lands management. His latest book is "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter," which received the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award and was named a best book of 2018 by the Washington Post. His work has been featured in Science, Mother Jones, the Guardian, High Country News, VICE, Audubon Magazine, Modern Farmer, Orion, World Wildlife Magazine, Scientific American, Yale Environment 360 and many other publications. He holds a master's of environmental management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and is a 2019 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow.