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Florence Williams
Author/Journalist, Freelance

Florence Williams is a podcaster at Audible Originals, a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for The New York TimesNational Geographic and Slate, among others. She is also a fellow at the Center for Humans and Nature and a visiting scholar at George Washington University. Her latest book is The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative (2017). 

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