Jen Shook

Celebrating the Rich Biodiversity of Baja in Pictures

Gulf of California, Mexico — From January 2 to January 9, 2016 the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research and Exploration (CRE) traveled the Sea of Cortez aboard the National Geographic Sea Bird Lindblad ship. The CRE, consisting of leading scientists representing a ...

Biodiversity Gold: Photos from the Golden Gate BioBlitz

By Jen Shook Once famous for its gold deposits, the San Francisco area now hosts a different treasure. The Golden Gate National Parks that surround the city are home to over 35 endangered, rare, and threatened species. The parks are a ...