In grappling with the complicated history of environmental conservation, Michelle Nijhuis eschews blind hope in favor of pragmatic possibility.
Arguing for the legal standing of nature was greeted as ridiculous in the 1970s. But now the idea is catching on.
With tourism all but gone, the pandemic could provide the momentum necessary to activate much-needed changes in how we approach conservation.
American conservationists have said and done terribly racist things over the years. Now is the opportunity to center justice.