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Island Press Field Notes

A colorful frog on a branch. Photo by Thomas Marent.

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On September 27th, 2019

Read this excerpt from Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines to find out what makes rainforests so valuable for our planet.

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By Katharine Sucher / On February 24th, 2017

Island Press agrees with National Geographic: big cats are cool. In honor of the last day of Nat Geo's ...

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By Katharine Sucher / On February 5th, 2016

How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? What should a clever moose eat?

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By Meghan Bartels / On February 13th, 2015

Photo by GabPRR, used under...

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 16th, 2015

Wolves in Yellowstone.

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 8th, 2014

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 27th, 2014

A European honeybee pollinating pink milkweed.

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 9th, 2014

If you've flipped through the latest issue of the New Yorker, you may have spotted "Green is Good" (subscription required), which profiles The Nature Conservancy's...

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 18th, 2014

Some people collect coins, some people collect books; people like Eric Dinerstein collect sightings of rare species. In The Kingdom of Rarities, newly released in...

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