Sarah Gilman is a writer, illustrator, and editor who covers the environment, science, and place from rural Washington state. She's also a contributing editor at Hakai Magazine. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Audubon, Smithsonian, High Country News, National Geographic, and others.
Toothy Transport 02.14.2023 Spotlight - South America’s broad-snouted caiman is a fierce mother—and has been fiercely mothered back into abundance.
Tiny Dancers 08.18.2022 Spotlight - Even without true wings, a subspecies of Siberian flying squirrel endemic to Japan executes astonishing aerial acrobatics.
Sassy Sousliks 05.10.2022 Spotlight - Facing stiff odds and steep population declines across Europe, can these versatile and tenacious ground squirrels fight back?
Beautiful Ugly 04.22.2022 Spotlight - While the Asian sheepshead wrasse’s allure may be debatable, the fish’s color-changing, sex-changing abilities are hard to disregard.
Keeping the Magic Alive 04.19.2022 Spotlight - Paired black-browed albatrosses perform elaborate bonding rituals, but climate change may lead to higher divorce rates.
Snuggle for Survival 12.26.2021 Spotlight - Teamwork helps the world’s largest penguin species thrive under the harshest conditions.
Breakfast with a “Garbage Bin” 12.02.2021 Spotlight - Socotra’s gregarious Egyptian vultures are a bright spot in an otherwise sobering global story.
Life After Timber 12.20.2016 Article - What's a community to do when outside forces and ecological realities threaten the very industry on which it's built?