matteo-vistocco-265827Wudan Yan is a science journalist who doesn’t hesitate to get out in the field for a story, whether it’s in Indonesia, Myanmar, or the wilds of New York and Seattle. For The Open Notebook, @wudanyan writes about the toll that field work can take on reporters covering tragedies such natural disasters, environmental crises, or epidemics. Your colleagues and editors can help, she explains. More at Wudan’s website. ‏image: Matteo Vistocco