By Katharine Sucher / On December 15th, 2017

For decades, collaborative design has helped enliven neighborhoods and promote racial, economic, and social justice. But in an era marked by climate change, growing income inequality, and major advances in technology, designers are acknowledging the...

Great books to give this holiday season from Island Press

By Jason Leppig / On December 14th, 2017

This holiday season, consider the Icelandic tradition of gifting books. They don't go bad, are one-size-fits-all, and are...

By Emily Monosson / On December 13th, 2017

This blog originally appeared on Emily Monosson's blog and is reposted here with permission...

By Katharine Sucher / On December 8th, 2017

Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly—and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, a failure to stem traffic congestion, and...

By Laurie Mazur / On December 7th, 2017

A round-table discussion on how environmental justice leaders are pushing forward in the era of Trump

By Kyler Geoffroy / On December 6th, 2017

A podcast interview with Ed Struzik, author of Firestorm: How Wildfires Will Shape Our Future

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By Maryam Mashayekhi / On December 5th, 2017

As I’m sure many English majors will attest, it can be difficult to find internship programs that are comprised of more than just coffee runs and busy work. Internships that provide educational experience as well as hands-on work experience can at times...

By Isabella Austin / On November 30th, 2017

While getting a book out to the right people in order to spread awareness of the important subjects discussed is an incredibly important part of Island Press’ mission statement, finding authors who exemplify Island Press’ desires to inspire change...

By Emil Frankel / On November 28th, 2017

President Trump can make good on his proclamation of November as "Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Month" by facing the facts about our changing climate

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By Katharine Sucher / On November 17th, 2017

From “California Wildfires Rip Through Parched Land,” to “Wildfires Force Thousands to Evacuate in Southern France,” to “Devastating Wildfire Can Be Seen from Space,” news headlines around the world reveal a new reality of devastating megafires. This...

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