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The Climate Pod

Mar 17, 2021

This week, Michelle Nijhuis, author of Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, joins the show to discuss the history of the conservation movement. Michelle explains how conservation expanded beyond local efforts to an international movement, why so many inspiring and problematic people alike have taken up the conservation fight, and what climate activists can learn from the historic fight to stave off extinctions. 

About Our Guest: Michelle Nijhuis is a project editor at the Atlantic, a contributing editor at High Country News, coeditor of The Science Writers’ Handbook, and has has been published in National Geographic and the New York Times Magazine

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