Excerpts from four Island Press books highlight activists, organizations, and strategies from environmental movements in the past.
Migrating wildlife species across the globe face a dire predicament as their traditional migratory routes are cut off by human encroachment. Forced into smaller and smaller patches of habitat, they must compete more aggressively for dwindling food...
After twenty-five years dyeing her hair, one woman decides to stop and uncovers the long-term damages of America's beauty products.
In honor of National Bike Month and Bike to Work Day, Island Press is celebrating the power and the freedom of cycling.
Why are some downtowns in trouble while others are thriving? And what does it take to ensure a healthy future for the heart of America’s cities?
Savory explains that the major culprits of climate change are not fossil fuels and livestock, but our mismanagement of resources.
Threats to pollinators abound, but so too do the everyday conservation efforts being taken to protect them.
Kevin Walker offers an insightful perspective on the consequences of America’s modern food system.
Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment.