Oakley Brooks is a science and environment journalist whose work has appeared in news outlets around the world, including The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Far East Economic Review, ESPN The Magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, Portland Monthly and Oregon Business.
He’s a contributing editor at Nature Conservancy magazine.
In 2009-2010, he was writer-in-residence at the Earth Observatory of Singapore, where he wrote a book about the challenge of Sumatrans adapting to tsunami threats. The work was published in Asia as Tsunami Alert: Beating Asia’s Next Big One. He’s currently updating the book for publication in North America.
Previously, he spent four years as an editor at Oregon Business magazine. He was also a feature writer and city beat reporter for Saratoga News and Los Gatos Weekly-Times in northern California. He is a 1999 graduate of Princeton University, where he majored in history, with a minor in African Studies and education.