Zoë Schlanger

Senior Writer
Zoë Schlanger

Zoë is a senior writer at Newsweek. She covers science, the environment, and human health. She has written for a number of other outlets including The New York Times, Guernica, The Nation, Maddowblog, Gothamist, Guernica, and Talking Points Memo.

The (Polluted) Air Up There

Toxic water isn't the only threat at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The air is pretty bad too, according to a new report.

Queers in the Holy Land

An LGBT-themed Birthright program tries to paint over Israel's political snarl with rainbow colors