Brandon Keim

Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, Brandon now lives in Brooklyn, where he's perpetually amazed at the ability of nature to thrive in unexpected places. As a freelance science journalist, he's interested in those spaces where science, culture, history, and nature converge. His work has appeared in Adbusters,, the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, ABC News, Seed, Psychology Today, and Nature Medicine.


U.S. drought could cause global unrest

Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest. With drought baking U.S. crops, we may be in for another round of society-straining price spikes.