Michelle Nijhuis

Articles by Michelle Nijhuis

A Storm Gathers for North American Birds
January 26, 2015 — Audubon’s new study reveals the devastation global warming will likely bring down on birds―and identifies the habitat strongholds they’ll need to hang on.
On The Ground In Oiltown, USA
December 16, 2013 — Weld County, Colorado, has more active wells than any county in the nation. As energy development transforms the landscape, people and wildlife are acutely feeling the effects. Can industry and conservationists reach a compromise?
Conquering the Energy Crisis
April 09, 2012 — To meet coming power demands we'll need to radically change our energy systems.
Scarface: The Damage Wrought from Mountaintop Mining
February 27, 2012 — Skimming above a devastated Appalachian landscape, a photographer zooms in on landscape-leveling destruction.
Beavers' Comeback Helps Restore Ecosystems
January 27, 2012 — Long maligned as pests, beavers are proving indispensable.
Balance of Power
September 06, 2011 — Green energy isn’t necessarily harmless. But new efforts are under way to site renewable energy projects and transmission lines outside unspoiled landscapes and wildlife habitat.