Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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By Jason Leppig / On March 14th, 2014

This past weekend, there was...

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By Jason Leppig / On March 7th, 2014

This week, journey to the "roof of the world" with legendary field biologist George Schaller.

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By Michael Branch / On December 17th, 2013

Rants from the Hill is cross-posted from High Country News

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By Rebecca Bright / On October 22nd, 2013

Today's pick, Tibet Wild, is from our Editorial Assistant, Rebecca Bright.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On July 23rd, 2013

Considering the lines stretching around the block ten years ago to witness one of nature’s masterpieces, you might want to arrive early when the National Botanic Garden opens its doors. Trained botanists, tropical ecologists, and naturalists must queue...

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By Robert Keiter / On July 15th, 2013

Dispatches from the National Parks, is a periodic blog by Robert B. Keiter, author of To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea

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By Admin / On June 28th, 2013

If you think you understand wildlife, imagine trekking 7,600 miles in a panther’s footprints. John Davis did while spending 10 months hiking, biking, and paddling from the tip of Florida to Quebec, to better understand what it would take to establish an...

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By Charles C. Chester / On June 26th, 2013

I’m on a site tour, standing with a group of dedicated conservation advocates in a field just outside of Troy, Montana. It’s a truly unimpressive place. A nondescript forested ridge lies in the far distance, a couple of well-kept houses and not-so-well-...

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By Admin / On March 6th, 2013

Recently, on HuffingtonPost Green, author Eric Dinerstein voiced his thoughts on what it will really take to conserve...

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By Admin / On February 1st, 2013

60 years...23 countries...4 continents... Field biologist George Schaller is a legend --a legend who will speak about his work at the 92nd St. Y in New York...

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