Farallones in the News

View from Farallon Refuge

Below are links to various media outlets reporting on Farallonnes.

  • Lost at Sea: Why the Birds You Don't See Are Fading Away

    Western Gull

    Story by Jonathan Franzen published in National Geographic. 

    July 2018

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  • Cool New Nesting Boxes Help Save Seabird Colongy

    Cassin's Aukelet Chick in Hand

    Warming temperatures requires cooler nest boxes for Cassin's auklets to survive.

    USFWS Pacific Southwest Region Featured Story May 19, 2017

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  • Virtual Access in HD

    Aerial View of Southeast Farallon Island

    New webcam on Farallon National Wildlife Refuge offers real-time views of the islands.

    Press Release September 13, 2016

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  • Best Job Ever: Mapping "California's Galapagos"

    Best Job Ever

    This blog and and video by Carolyn Barnwell of National Geographic in Explorers Journal chronicles cartographers Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue's visit to Farallon National Wildlife Refuge.

    May 6, 2016

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  • Recovering Fur Seal Population Threatened by El Nino

    Northern Fur Seal

    Story published in National Geographic
    PDF, 129 KB
    December 22, 2015

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  • Warm Winter Wrought Havoc for Coastal Wildlife

    Elephant Seal Pups

    KQED Blog
    April 5, 2015

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