Robin Meadows

Independent Science Journalist in California

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I'm an independent science journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in water, climate resilience, and cancer.

My work, which has won awards, has appeared in Audubon, Bay Area Monitor, Bay Nature, Cancer Commons, Cancer Today, Conservation, Estuary News, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, High Country News, KQED, Muse, Nature, PLOS Biology, PLOS Research News, Smithsonian Zoogoer, Water Deeply and others.

In 2014, I received a Water Reporting Fellowship from the Bay Area Monitor, which focuses on the 9-county San Francisco Bay Area. Now I'm the Monitor's water reporter.

I also contribute to Estuary News, which provides in-depth coverage of the environment and climate adaptation in the San Francisco Bay-Delta, as well as to Water Deeply, which focuses on water in the American West.

I have graduate degrees in biology and in science communication, and love hiking, photography, and visiting our amazing national parks, preserves and seashores (34 so far - here I am in Canyonlands NP, overlooking the confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers).

You can reach me here.

  • Education
    • Reed College
    • University of California, Santa Cruz