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Island Press Field Notes

By Joseph M. Kiesecker / On October 27th, 2017

View from a mountain top in Khan Khentii Protected Area, Khuh Nuur, Mongolia. Photo © Nick Hall A mysterious and untimely death is not what first comes to mind when I think about wildlife conservation. But the death of conservation ranger...

By Joseph M. Kiesecker / On October 27th, 2017

Solar panels adjacent to an elementary school in Antelope Valley. © Dave Lauridsen for The Nature Conservancy

By Joseph M. Kiesecker / On October 27th, 2017

Growing energy demand could threaten 20 percent of the world's remaining natural land by 2030. But one TNC scientist has a vision for getting the energy we need without sacrificing nature.  

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

By David E. Naugle / On April 26th, 2011

Wind energy offers the potential to reduce carbon emissions while increasing energy independence and bolstering economic development. I am a huge proponent of harnessing wind to power our lives but this form of energy development has a larger land...