Kathryn Miles

Reporter, Audubon Magazine

Maine-based journalist Kathryn Miles is the author of four books, including Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake.

Articles by Kathryn Miles

Two adult albatrosses tend to a fuzzy chick in its nest.

A Single Mexican Island May Be Our Best Hope for Saving Black-footed Albatrosses

November 18, 2023 — To secure the future of the imperiled seabirds, scientists are transporting eggs from Hawaii to Mexico, where Laysan Albatross foster parents await.

As Storms Grow Stronger, a Historic Building Gains Height to Stay Dry

March 28, 2023 — Rather than abandon the 19th-century structure, staff at Hog Island Audubon Camp have elevated the Queen Mary by three feet.
A lone wind turbine is seen in the expanse of blue ocean off the coast of Rhode Island at sunset.

Off the East Coast, a Massive Network of Wind Turbines Is Coming—Along With New Risks for Migrating Birds

April 14, 2022 — Species journeying over the Atlantic Ocean will soon have to navigate wind farms. But without clean energy, their futures are more imperiled.

An Overheating Gulf of Maine Is Now Forcing Wildlife to Adapt—or Move

October 10, 2019 — Rapid warming in the Gulf of Maine is shifting the marine food web, putting already endangered Roseate Terns and their broods at even greater risk. Figuring out how to help these seabirds could point the way for safeguarding other species.