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By Rebecca Wodder / On August 13th, 2018

As America's pipes and plants age, it's time to re-envision urban water services.

By Jennifer Squires / On August 13th, 2018

I am an indecisive person. I tried almost every sport, dance, and hobby as a child. I inevitably quit all of them—except for one. Books. I love reading, and I love writing. For a good part of my life, I knew I wanted to work in the publishing industry,...

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By Katharine Sucher / On August 10th, 2018

This week, the environmental community lost an indomitable conservationist: Dr. Alan Rabinowitz. Alan was an incredible champion for big cats who's...

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By Kyler Geoffroy / On August 9th, 2018

“There’s definitely a health benefit to encouraging people to participate with nature, reflect in nature, and benefit from the beauty of nature."

By Keith Kozloff / On August 8th, 2018

In these trying times, there is no magic formula for weighing the potential benefits and risks of civility versus incivility, other than to remain mindful about one’s decisions.

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By Katharine Sucher / On August 6th, 2018

Island Press grieves the loss of Alan Rabinowitz, Island Press author and dedicated wild cat scientist. Alan was a fierce conservationist who left an indelible mark on our world. His impact lives on through Island Press and his many contributions to the...

By David de la Pena / On July 30th, 2018

Barcelona’s ‘carritos’ are encouraging a more inclusive urbanism.

By Linda Rudolph / On July 23rd, 2018

Wildfire poses well-known risks to life and property. It’s less well known that wildfire is also creating a public health crisis.

By Jason Leppig / On July 20th, 2018

In Nourished Planet, the Danielle Nierenberg and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition offer a global plan for feeding...

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By Anne Brown, Brian D. Taylor / On July 16th, 2018

New transportation technology like ride-sharing apps and driverless cars could potentially bridge the gap between mobility haves and have-nots. 

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