Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
Data released Thursday by the State Water Resources Control Board shows 265 out of 411 local agencies hit or nearly reached savings targets.
Researchers drive city streets with an antenna homing in on GPS signals of collared coyotes. The data will be use in the first-ever study of L.A.'s urban population.
Scientists have begun monitoring coyotes in Los Angeles's highly developed areas using GPS collars. But first they have to catch a coyote.
Groundwater has been drawn upon heavily because of the drought. The Coachella Valley, which has been overdrawn for decades, could give a glimpse of the toll on deserts.
We've put together a series of popular landscape options, along with information on how they fare against the traditional Californian lawn in five areas.
This time last year, forecasters were downgrading their predictions one would even happen. But now it's here, and looks to be getting stronger.
Harmful algal bloom toxins have spread down to Santa Barbara. California state health officials are warning people not to eat certain types of seafood from there.
Heading to the beach this weekend? You stand a decent chance of spotting a great white shark. (Remain calm.)
Californians throttled back on water usage in May. That could be good news for hitting mandatory conservation targets, but was it just because of the cooler weather?
The program director of Back on My Feet LA says the early morning running program "is not for everybody," but it can help the homeless turn their lives around.
Officials with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife collected more than 100 samples.
Los Angeles county says the trees aren't right for Lennox. The environmental group doing the plantings says the area needs shade and clean air.
Researchers don't know why the neurotoxin-producing algae isn't showing up here, when the largest-ever recorded bloom is happening around Monterey Bay. It's a chance to learn.
The juvenile red-legged frogs still have about a year to go before they begin reproducing. Only a small percentage of the frogs remain, but scientists are hopeful.
It developed much later than scientists originally anticipated, and it's been weaker than hoped for, but now it's showing signs of strength. Could it start to roll back the drought?