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Island Press Field Notes

By Katharine Sucher / On June 20th, 2017

In a political age of "alternative facts," we need defenders of science to speak up now more than ever. We spoke with toxicologist Emily Monosson, author of ...

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By Andy Dyer / On April 23rd, 2015

Healthy soil is home to numerous organisms.

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By Andy Dyer / On November 12th, 2014

The crested duck is host to a mutation that can be lethal.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 11th, 2014

With spring finally starting to show its face, we're thinking about everything that's green and growing. But as Yvonne Baskin shows in Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and...