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All posts by Kara Jamie Norton

Kara Jamie Norton (@whereskara) is an independent science journalist based in New York City.

Corina Newsome: Biologist | Black Birders Week

Corina Newsome: Biologist | Black Birders Week

Within the coastal marshes of southern Georgia, Corina Newsome feels most alive trekking through the tall, smooth spartina grass searching for seaside sparrow nests. Newsome is a graduate student at Georgia Southern University and her research focuses around the roles of climate change and predation ...

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What’s Next for Black AF in STEM?

What’s Next for Black AF in STEM?

Last week, Black researchers and avian enthusiasts flocked to social media to participate in the first ever Black Birders Week (May 31-June 5). “Growing up, there weren’t many outlets showing diversity, so I was only able to be inspired by white conservationists and naturalists,” said ...

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