Journalist on the Loose

Paul Tolmé is an award-winning environmental journalist and outdoors writer whose career began as an editor for his college newspaper and continued upon graduation to the Associated Press, where he worked for a decade as a political, environmental and business writer. In 2000, Tolmé left the AP to accept a prestigious fellowship with the Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado in Boulder, after which he began his new career as a magazine writer specializing in environmental issues, climate change, wildlife, skiing and outdoor adventures. As a roving journalist on the loose, Paul has visited remote Pacific atolls and mountain ranges around the world. His work has appeared in Newsweek, National Wildlife, Audubon, Popular Mechanics, SKI, Skiing, Mountain, High Country News, Defenders, Fortune, Salon, Mountain Gazette, Bike, Mountain Flyer, Elevation Outdoors, 5280 and more.


Written Work


Citizen Skier 

Ski Magazine - January 2017


Scorched Earth

National Wildlife Federation - June/July 2017


The U.S. Biodiversity Crisis

National Wildlife Federation - January 2017

Screenshot 2018-01-27 12.10.02.png
Screenshot 2018-01-27 13.01.37.png

New Zealand Time

Ski Magazine - March/April 2008


Sexy Beasts

National Wildlife Federation  - Febuary 2007