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By Taj James, Rosa Gonzalez / On May 24th, 2017

Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence

By Linda Bailey / On May 23rd, 2017

President Trump's proposed budget would be a disaster for the transportation networks that are key to the growth engines of today's economy: cities and their suburbs.

By Laurie Mazur / On May 22nd, 2017

A round-table discussion with environmental justice leaders on the challenges (and opportunities) of the Trump era

By Cathleen Kelly / On May 17th, 2017

Rather than pay much more down the road, President Trump should act now to build infrastructure that can withstand the effects of climate change

By Rebecca Wodder / On May 17th, 2017

In his February address to Congress, President Donald Trump promised clean water for all Americans. Why, then, is his administration intent on dismantling protections that cover a third of the nation's drinking water?

By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 12th, 2017

A podcast interview with NAACP’s Jacqueline Patterson on the importance of viewing environmental issues as civil rights issues

By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 2nd, 2017

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project has officially reached our 100th published piece! Come celebrate with us by taking a walk down memory lane.

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Laurie Mazur / On March 22nd, 2017

An interview with Miya Yoshitani, executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

By Richard Allen Williams, Elena Rios / On March 15th, 2017

Today, more than 100 million Americans depend on healthcare safety-net programs: Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But that safety net could be shredded if Dr. Tom Price—Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services—has...

By Jacqueline Patterson / On March 8th, 2017

If your organization/coalition/group views racial and ethnic diversity as an endpoint, and is only ready to add another color to your crayon box, please give deep consideration to your intent and process. 

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