Gary Braasch is an environmental photojournalist whose images have been published in Time, LIFE, Discover, National Geographic, and Scientific American. He has visited Alaska many times on assignment for Natural History Magazine, Audubon, BBC Wildlife, Smithsonian and a variety of international conservation groups.
A founding member of the International League of Conservation Photographers, Braasch received the Ansel Adams Award from the Sierra Club and was named Outstanding Nature Photographer by North American Nature Photography Association. In 2010 he was named as one of the Forty Most Influential Nature Photographers by Outdoor Photography magazine. He is author of Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World, The Northwest, Entering the Grove and Secrets of the Old Growth Forest.