Michelle Nijhuis

science journalist

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Michelle Nijhuis is a science journalist who has written for several organizations and publications, including the Food and Environment Reporting Network and the New Yorker.

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This week Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah introduced a  bill  calling for the immediate sell-off of 3.3 million acres of public lands spread out over 10 states.

The future of federal public lands under Trump

This week Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah introduced a bill calling for the immediate sell-off of 3.3 million acres of public lands spread out over 10 states.

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Half a century ago, the engineer Ralph Parsons came up with a plan to bring Southern California all the water it would ever need.

Could a Vintage Water Planning Project End the Drought?

Half a century ago, the engineer Ralph Parsons came up with a plan to bring Southern California all the water it would ever need.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Paddlefish Polyodon spathula (Timothy Knepp - US Fish and Wildlife Service) 
 Consider the paddlefish: It’s prehistoric looking, even ugly. It lives in the Osage River in Missouri.…

The Caviar Underground

Paddlefish Polyodon spathula (Timothy Knepp - US Fish and Wildlife Service) Consider the paddlefish: It’s prehistoric looking, even ugly. It lives in the Osage River in Missouri.…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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