Carrie Arnold is an independent public-health journalist who is based in Virginia. 

Articles by Carrie Arnold


How Researchers Hope to Save the Florida Scrub-Jay From an Inbreeding Crisis

By Carrie Arnold
December 17, 2020 — Human development has caused the bird's gene pool to shrink. An ambitious experiment to relocate scrub-jay families could bring reprieve, while also pointing the way to preserving other threatened species.
From Audubon Magazine

How Migrating Birds Could Warn Us of the Next Pandemic

By Carrie Arnold
October 01, 2020 — In 1918, an avian flu virus became a devastating human contagion. Scientist studying shorebirds and waterfowl are hoping they can foresee such events and possibly even prevent them.