MELANIE CHALLENGER publishes and presents ideas that bring together environmental philosophy, bioethics, and natural history. She is the author of How to Be Animal and Galatea, an award-winning first collection of poems, and is co-author, with Zlata Filipovic, of Stolen Voices, a history of twentieth-century conflict compiled through war diaries. She has received a Darwin Now Award for her research in the Canadian Arctic and the Arts Council International Fellowship with British Antarctic Survey for her work on the history of whaling.