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Amanda Niehaus (easypeasyorganic)
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Attended University of Iowa
Lives in Brisbane, Australia
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sidewinder rattlesnake near Ajo, Arizona Lately in life: I caught up with a past teacher/ present friend in LA. To get to the coffeeshop where we were meeting, I walked up the boardwalk at Venice Beach - on the right, a stark...
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I saw her through the scratched glass. But did she see me? #sandiego   #sandiegozoo   #ape   #bonobo   #primate   #zoo   #animalphotography  
This is not a post about food. If it were, I might tell you how I sat on a bench in the shade of the primate exhibit and pulled a baguette from my backpack, how I tore it into large pieces and smeared the soft insides with butter from tiny plastic cases, how I used my sharp eye teeth to rip ...
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A Fruit-Themed Vegetarian Dinner Party and Anise Olive Oil Crackers
We recently had a dinner party for a bunch of our friends, because yes I'm crazy and I love doing this shit and you know you do, too, so stop being afraid and just invite some people over and feed them. dinner party for 8 - because friends are awesome Nelle...
A Fruit-Themed Vegetarian Dinner Party and Anise Olive Oil Crackers. We recently had a dinner party for a bunch of our friends, because yes I'm crazy and I love doing this shit and you know you do, too, so stop being afraid and just invite some people over and feed them.
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5 Great Comfort Foods to Make This Weekend
Apparently there's a cyclone or two coming. Cyclone Marcia Apparently Brisbane will get around 400-500mL (16-20") of rain tomorrow  today alone - before the storm continues on its merry way down the coast, bringing even more rain for everyone. Robbie tried ...
Apparently Brisbane will get around 400-500mL (16-20") of rain tomorrow today alone - before the storm continues on its merry way down the coast, bringing even more rain for everyone. Robbie tried to convince Nelle that we're all going to spiral away in the winds to a land called Oz, ...
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Lately in Life - March 2015
sidewinder rattlesnake near Ajo, Arizona Lately in life: I caught up with a past teacher/ present friend in LA. To get to the coffeeshop where we were meeting, I walked up the boardwalk at Venice Beach - on the right, a stark plane of sand; on the left, cha...
sidewinder rattlesnake near Ajo, Arizona Lately in life: I caught up with a past teacher/ present friend in LA. To get to the coffeeshop where we were meeting, I walked up the boardwalk at Venice Beach - on the right, a stark...
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Through the Looking Glass
This is not a post about food. If it were, I might tell you how I sat on a bench in the shade of the primate exhibit and pulled a baguette from my backpack, how I tore it into large pieces and smeared the soft insides with butter from tiny plastic cases, ho...
This is not a post about food. If it were, I might tell you how I sat on a bench in the shade of the primate exhibit and pulled a baguette from my backpack, how I tore it into large pieces and smeared the soft insides with butter from tiny plastic cases, how I used my sharp eye teeth to rip ...
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Apparently Brisbane will get around 400-500mL (16-20") of rain tomorrow today alone - before the storm continues on its merry way down the coast, bringing even more rain for everyone. Robbie tried to convince Nelle that we're all going to spiral away in the winds to a land called Oz, ...
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I'm a scientist and a writer
Skills
writing, ideas, cooking
Employment
  • ARC Research Fellow
    ageing in the wild, present
    http://www.easypeasyscience.com
  • Easy Peasy Organic
    living sustainably, 2014
    http://www.easypeasyorganic.com
  • Minimal Worries
    exploring the world, 2014
    http://www.minimalworries.com
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Currently
Brisbane, Australia
Previously
Iowa City - Vancouver - Brisbane
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everyday philosophy :: writing :: life :: shared by Amanda
Introduction
Hi, I'm Amanda. I'm a writer and a scientist, but I don't always write about science. I write poetry, nonfiction, flash fiction, and I read as much as possible. 

I had cancer at 32, and now I study why animals die. Makes sense, right? I'm always seeking balance in my world, and it's not always easy ... but life's a work in progress, for sure. 

You can find me on my website and on my sustainability blog Easy Peasy Organic. Head on over, bring tea :) I'm also on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. I'm a local travel expert at Afar, and I sell my photography at Society 6.

See you soon!
Amanda xx
Bragging rights
survived breast cancer, mum of one, world traveler, research fellow, Iowan, urban gardener, cooks a mean vegetarian feast
Education
  • University of Iowa
    BSc Biology, 1999
  • Simon Fraser University
    MSc Ecology, 2004
  • University of Queensland
    PhD Ecology, 2008
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Female
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