Flavia Lopes is an environmental reporter with IndiaSpend, a data news platform based in India. She has previously written for Wire, Article 12, and BehanBox and she was a mobile journalism fellow with Internews and a media fellow with Rising Flame. She is also a graduate of Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics. When not working on stories, you can find her cooking, journaling, or learning new languages. Currently, she is trying her luck with Farsi.