Clare Fieseler

Washington, D.C.

Reporter focusing on science and the environment with a global lens

Education: Duke University, master's in environmental management ; Georgetown University, BS in science, technology and international affairs

Clare was a reporter focusing on science and the environment with a global lens. She left The Post in August 2019.
Latest from Clare Fieseler

Chinese national held in global $2.2 million turtle smuggling scheme

From his home in China, Kang Juntao directed an international smuggling ring that illegally shipped more than 1,500 turtles from American marshes to Asia. A single turtle could fetch $20,000 on the Asian black pet market. Kang was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday and faces money laundering charges.

December 11, 2020

How trucking eels is reviving a river

Some scientists say assisted migration could help more species survive the warming planet.

September 17, 2020

The Energy 202: Here’s why Newark’s lead crisis is different

Experts say it’s hard to know the damage already done to kids

August 21, 2019

The Energy 202: Here’s why Newark’s lead crisis is different

Experts say it’s hard to know the damage already done to kids

August 21, 2019

Newark begins giving residents bottled water amid ongoing lead problems

“Newark is what keeps me up at night now," says the pediatrician who helped expose the Flint water crisis.

August 12, 2019

America’s relationship with scientists? It’s complicated.

Poll shows confidence in experts is rising, but political and racial divides persist.

August 2, 2019

This was the first place to hear ‘The Eagle has landed’

Apollo 11 communications required giant antennas on a British ocean outpost full of donkeys.

July 20, 2019

Two communities of scientists host very different eclipse parties

The total lunar eclipse on Tuesday passed over two separate observatories. One is operated by the United States, the other by 16 European countries — and the two chose different ways to celebrate the occasion.

July 3, 2019