Kathryn Whitney is the former Photo Editor and Photographer for the California Academy of Sciences and bioGraphic, where she was able to combine her passions for science and photography every day. She is always ready for adventure, whether it’s outlasting a hailstorm while on assignment or galloping semi-wild horses across the Mongolian Steppe.
Fighting for a Foothold 09.19.2017 Article - White abalone are both critically endangered and crucial to their coastal ecosystems, so scientists have launched a Hail Mary effort to save them.
Resurrecting the Riverkeepers 07.11.2017 Article - The dieoff is happening out of sight and out of mind. Reversing it will require scrappy scientists and unlikely allies.
The Tree That Ate the West 08.09.2016 Article - Both native and invasive—protected and reviled—western junipers are a living contradiction.
The Problem with Pythons 04.26.2016 Article - Burmese pythons are slowly, inexorably eating their way through Florida’s wildlife—is hunting them the answer?