Tiffany Yap is a scientist and wildlife corridor advocate with the Center for Biological Diversity. She works with the Urban Wildlands Program to protect biodiversity, wildlife connectivity, and environmental health at the interface between humans and the natural environment. She holds a bachelor’s in biology from UC Berkeley as well as a master’s in environmental health science and a doctorate in environmental science and engineering from UCLA. Before joining the Center, she was a scientific researcher investigating global patterns of amphibian disease and the impacts of wildlife trade. She also worked as a field biologist, focusing mainly on amphibians, marine intertidal habitats and fisheries. The Center for Biological Diversity is a non-profit, public interest environmental organization dedicated to the protection of native species and their habitats through science, policy, and environmental law and has over 1.4 million members and online activists throughout CA and the US.