Brandon Keim

Brandon Keim is a freelance journalist who writes about science and nature.

Human/Nature

Our era’s iconic national park is hidden in New York City

Jamaica Bay is an imperiled swamp nestled next to the biggest city in America -- and it has a lot to teach us.

Food

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.