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Michelle Nijhuis

Michelle Nijhuis, a project editor for The Atlantic, is the co-editor of The Science Writers’ Handbook and the author of The Science Writers’ Essay Handbook. She writes about conservation and global change for publications including National Geographic and the New York Times Magazine. After 15 years off the electrical grid in rural Colorado, she and her family now live in southwestern Washington state. Her book Beloved Beasts, a history of human efforts to protect other species, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton.