Journalism

“Expedition Hopes to Solve Mystery of “Last American Slave Ship,” July 2018, nationalgeographic.com
 
“This Refuge May Be the Most Contested Land in the U.S.,” June 2018, National Geographic
 
“Arctic Refuge has Lots of Wildlife. Oil–Maybe Not so Much,” December, 2017 nationalgeographic.com

“Alaska Has Finally Been Mapped as Precisely as Mars,” NationalGeographic.com, September 1, 2016.  http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/alaska-has-finally-been-mapped-as-precisely-as-mars/

“Harnessing the Power of Poo: Pig Waste Becomes Electricity,” The Plate, NationalGeographic.com, July 13, 2016.  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/people-and-culture/food/the-plate/2016/07/pig-waste-energy-north-carolina/

“In the Arctic’s Cold Rush, There Are No Easy Profits,” National Geographic Magazine, March 2016.  http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/03/new-arctic-thawing-rapidly-circle-work-oil/ 

“The Next Breadbasket: Can Africa’s Fertile Farmland Feed the World?” National Geographic Magazine, July 2014. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/land-grab/

“The Blue Revolution: How to Farm a Better Fish,” National Geographic Magazine, June 2014

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/aquaculture/

“Boundless: America’s Wild and Scenic Rivers,” National Geographic Magazine, November 2011. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/11/americas-wild-rivers/bourne-text

“California’s Pipe Dream, ” National Geographic Magazine, April 2010

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/04/plumbing-california/bourne-text.html

“The Spill: Is Another Deepwater Disaster Inevitable?” Cover Story, National Geographic Magazine, October 2010.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2010/10/gulf-oil-spill/bourne-text

“The Global Food Crisis: The End of Plenty,” National Geographic Magazine, June 2009.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/06/cheap-food/bourne-text

“Redwoods: The Super Trees,” Cover Story, National Geographic Magazine, October 2009.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/10/redwoods/bourne-text

“Nā Pali: Kauai’s Fortress Coast,” National Geographic Magazine, April 2008.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/04/napali-coast/joel-bourne-text

“Haiti’s Soil: Dirt Poor,” National Geographic Magazine, September 2008.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/09/soil/bourne-text

“New Orleans: A Perilous Future,” National Geographic Magazine, August 2007.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/08/new-orleans/new-orleans-text

“Biofuels: Green Dreams,” National Geographic Magazine, October 2007.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/10/biofuels/biofuels-text

“The Battle of Hampton Roads: Iron vs. Oak,” National Geographic Magazine, March 2006.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/03/hampton-battle/bourne-text

“Alaska’s North Slope: The Fall of the Wild,” National Geographic Magazine, May 2006.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/05/alaska-slope/bourne-text

“Land on the Edge: Loving Our Coasts to Death,” National Geographic Magazine, July 2006

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/07/american-coasts/bourne-text

“Blackbeard Lives!” National Geographic Magazine, July 2006.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/07/blackbeard-shipwreck/bourne-text

“Louisiana Wetlands: Going, Going, Gone,” National Geographic Magazine, October 2004.

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2004/10/louisiana-wetlands/bourne-text