Press/Press Commentary

8/10/2020

Conde Nast Traveler: "Meet the Women Making the Outdoors More Accessible to All"

7/30/2020

WSAV: "GSU wildlife conservationist helps promote STEM diversity by co-organizing Black Birders Week"

7/24/2020

Georgia Southern University Newsroom: "Corina Newsome, co-organizer of Black Birders Week, helps change national narrative about inclusion in science, outdoor spaces"

6/25/2020

PBS Nature: "Corina Newsome: Biologist | Black Birders Week"

6/22/2020

The New Yorker: "Corina Newsome and the Black Birders Movement"

6/18/2020

Los Angeles Times: "The Wild: Considering camping? Read this first"

 

6/12/2020

Garden and Gun: "The Power of Birding in the South"

6/10/2020

Grist: "The joys and challenges of exploring nature while Black"

6/8/2020

Riff Reporter (Germany): "Black Birders Week – wenn Vogelbeobachter gegen Rassismus kämpfen"

6/6/2020

CBC News- The National (Canada): "Black birdwatchers push back against stereotypes, racism with #BlackBirdersWeek"

6/5/2020

BirdWatching Magazine: "Good birders: Meet Corina Newsome"

 

6/5/2020

Science: "‘I can't even enjoy this.’ #BlackBirdersWeek organizer shares her struggles as a black scientist"

6/5/2020

Scientific American: "Black Birders Call Out Racism, Say Nature Should Be for Everyone"

6/4/2020

National Geographic: "Everyone Can Watch the Birds"

6/4/2020

New York Magazine - The Cut: "Black Birding is About Hope"

6/3/2020

CNN: "These Black nature lovers are busting stereotypes, one cool bird at a time"

6/3/2020

American Bird Conservancy: "#BlackBirdersWeek Aims To Raise Awareness, Grow Community"

6/1/2020

Paper Magazine: "Look out for #BlackBirdersWeek on Your Timeline"

6/1/2020

National Audubon Society: "‘Black Birders Week’ Promotes Diversity and Takes on Racism in the Outdoors"

5/29/2020

New York Times: "The Birds Are Not on Lockdown, and More People Are Watching Them"

5/29/2020

BirdWatching Magazine: "#BlackBirdersWeek aims to raise awareness, grow community"

5/27/2020

CNN: "The realities of being a Black birdwatcher"

5/26/2020

FastWeb: "Women in STEM: Corina Newsome, Wildlife Conservationist"

5/26/2020

National Geographic: "Backstage with Carnivore Ecologist Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant"

5/20/2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer: "'It’s important you know I grew up in the ’hood,’ says this wildlife conservationist from Philly"

 

4/28/2020

WABE News, Atlanta: "Appreciating The Rhythm Of The Natural World’: Studying Nature During The Pandemic"

 

4/15/2020

Grist: "How an outstretched hand launched a career in conservation"

3/4/2020

Grist: "Grist 50 fixer: For her, a more inclusive green movement is just natural"

2/11/2020

Popular Mechanics: "These 10 women Are Changing the Way We Talk About Science"

12/3/2019

Diversity in Action Magazine: November/December issue (magazine pp. 38-41)

11/8/2019

Savannah Morning News: "Georgia Climate Conference moves to action"

10/1/2019

National Parks and Recreation Magazine: Equity Issue (magazine p. 33)

9/12/2019

PBS NOVA press release commentary: "Popular pesticide throws off birds’ feeding and migration schedules"

8/26/2019

PBS NOVA press release commentary: "Cheeseburgers give urban crows higher cholesterol—just like us"

7/17/2019

The Brunswick News: "Seminar to highlight rising sea level effects on bird nesting"

5/9/2019

Peterson Toscano: "Meet Corina Newsome — The Self-Described Hood Naturalist"

3/12/2019

The Grad Post Spring 2019, Georgia Southern University: Student Spotlight, Corina Newsome

2/24/2019

RealScientists: "Can’t cluck around about climate change! – Corina Newsome joins RealScientists"

Winter 2018

God and Nature Magazine: "Learning lessons from Nature: A conversation with Corina Newsome"

 

Radio/Podcast Features

7/23/2020

Sierra Club, The Overstory: "The Movement for Black Lives Saves the Planet"

 

7/16/2020

Biomimicry Institute: "Start Where You Are: A Conversation on Uprooting Racism and Creating Systemic Change in S.T.E.M."

 

7/3/2020

NPR, Science Friday: "Making The Outdoors Great For Everyone," featuring Dr. Carolyn Finney, Corina Newsome, and Tim Shin

 

6/18/2020

American Birding Association: "#BlackBirdersWeek and Its Impact with Corina Newsome & Tykee James"

6/9/2020

Broad Science: "#BlackBirdersWeek with Corina Newsome"

4/22/2020

NPR Short Wave: "Animal Slander! Debunking 'Birdbrained' And 'Eat Like A Bird'," featuring Corina Newsome and Alejandro Rico-Guevara.

 

4/3/2020

The Wild Life Podcast: "Conversation with Corina Newsome, aka the Hood Naturalist"

 

3/4/2020

Bird Sh*t: "From the Hood to the Marsh: Environmental Equality with Corina Newsome"

2/19/2020

Just the Zoo of Us: "Harris's Hawk with Corina Newsome!"

 

1/31/2020

WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio: "Birds In Decline; How Habitat Loss And Climate Change Impact Birds In Connecticut"

1/3/2020

NPR, Science Friday: "Following The Flock Into The New Year," featuring Corina Newsome and Geoff LeBaron

11/25/2019

Citizen's Climate Radio: "The Art House: Rooted and Rising, fusing faith and personal essay to promote climate action" Featuring Corina Newsome, Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, and Dr. Leah Schade

 

11/12/2019

Brains On: "Ask-A-Scientist: Bird Bonanza!" Featuring Corina Newsome and Dr. J. Drew Lanham

 

10/24/2019

The Science Pawdcast: "Storm Quakes, The Love of Dogs and Corina Newsome- Biologist and Explorer"

 

10/8/2019

Yale Climate Connections: "Biologist Corina Newsome wants to protect a tiny bird from sea-level rise"

8/10/2019

The Naturalist Podcast Episode 29: "Seaside Sparrows, Climate Change, and Reaching Out with Corina Newsome"

8/8/2019

BioLogos: "Meet Zoo Keeper Corina Newsome" (excerpt from film "Behold The Earth")

8/1/2019

SipNSci: "Birds & the Beez: Bird Conservation"

7/27/2019

Wow in the World: Scientist Saturday

7/1/2019

Podcast- The Dr. Will Show: "How to follow you calling: Journey as an African American in Wildlife Biology

5/22/2019

Skype a Scientist: "Working in Zoos and Marsh Ecology with Corina Newsome"

11/19/2018

Citizens’ Climate Radio, Ep. 30: "What does the Bible say about climate change?"

 

Film

Behold The Earth (2017), directed by David Conover

Writing

6/16/2020

National Audubon Society Magazine: "It's Time to Build a Truly Inclusive Outdoors"

 

Fall 2019 

"Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis," book chapter

Summer 2019

Rookery Newsletter of the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes: "The Impact of our Urban Sanctuary"

 

3/26/2019

BBC Wildlife: "8 iconic birds to see in Georgia, USA; a glimpse into the avian diversity of Georgia, with local naturalist Corina Newsome"

 

Speaking Engagements

1/15/2020

Coastal Georgia Audubon Society: “Climate Change and a Salty Sparrow: Understanding seaside sparrow nest-predation threat in a variable landscape”

12/17/2019

Episcopal Academy, pre-k - 5th grade: "The Zoo: Saving wildlife, inspiring action"

11/12/2019

Morehouse MoreGreen & National Audubon Society meet and greet: "People of color in environmental conservation"- featured speaker and panelist

 

10/2/2019

Science on Tap, Georgia Southern University: "The Faces of Wildlife Conservation: Zoos, people of color, and others we struggle to trust"

7/18/2019

Georgia Sea Turtle Center: “Climate Change and a Salty Sparrow: Understanding seaside sparrow nest-predation threat in a variable landscape”

3/26/019

Lab Living-Learning Community, Georgia Southern University: "A Hood Naturalist: From the block to the zoo to the marsh"

2/12/2019

College of Charleston: "Faith Justice and Global Warming: Discussing the Climate of our Times," joint presentation with Peterson Toscano

2/6/2018

Nashville State Community College: "A Hood Naturalist: A city girl's journey in wildlife conservation"

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