Kat McGowan

Kat McGowan is a journalist and editor based in New York City and the Bay Area.

Articles by Kat McGowan

How Protecting Habitats Could Help Prevent Future Pandemics
July 13, 2020 — Wildlife health is not separate from our own. To forestall new infectious "spillover" events, experts are looking to familiar conservation tools.
Meet 8 Trailblazers Who Are Changing the Climate Conversation
October 10, 2019 — These leaders come from the grassroots and positions of power, from the left and the right, from arts and science, but they share one thing in common: the urgency of this moment.
The Surprising Connection Between Birds, Facebook, and Other Social Networks
December 17, 2018 — Common songbirds in Britain’s Wytham Woods are providing an unprecedented window into avian affairs—and maybe even our own.
Meet the Bird Brainiacs: American Crow
February 29, 2016 — Corvid expert John Marzluff scans crows’ brains to crack the mystery of what makes these smart birds so successful.