Peter has been transforming complicated science into compelling stories for many years. An award-winning journalist and author with master’s degrees in both journalism and biology, Peter writes frequently about conservation, climate change, and other pressing issues in environmental science. 

Peter is the former Communications Director with the BIOCAP Canada Foundation, a university-based climate change research group. He has a Master of Science degree from Queen’s University in Kingston and a Master of Journalism degree from Carleton University in Ottawa.  

Peter Christie MJ, MSc
Consultant and Science Writer

"Highly compelling...page-turning read" 

Cool Green Science book review of Unnatural Companions: Rethinking Our Love of Pets in an Age of Wildlife Extinction

“... A model of how to make science appealing.”

Canadian Geographic magazine book review of The Curse of Akkad: Climate Upheavals that Rocked Human History

“Solid scientific information with a light and lively touch … a good example of substantial science writing with popular appeal.”

Quill & Quire magazine book review of Naturally Wild Musicians