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Island Press Field Notes

By John de Graaf / On August 27th, 2018

Vallejo, California is working on beautifying the city as part of a national campaign to unite Americans.

By Jada Mosley / On August 22nd, 2018

Learn how the Island Press Urban Resilience Project is forging a greener, fairer future!

By Suzanne Bohan / On August 20th, 2018

Post-Parkland, some have called on us to “harden” our schools. But is modeling places of learning after prisons the right approach?

By Rebecca Wodder / On August 13th, 2018

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

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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.

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.

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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. 

By Kyler Geoffroy / On July 12th, 2018

“Transit is an incredibly local thing…If we’re not allowed to talk about it at that local level, we’re never going to make good policy."

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