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Island Press Field Notes

By Jada Mosley / On March 15th, 2019

This 25th Anniversary Edition celebrates Naturalist as a modern classic.

By John Pastor / On March 22nd, 2018

In fall, about 21 mammal and bird species worldwide, mostly in northern regions, change their coat or plumage colors from brown to white. White provides camouflage against predators as snow covers the landscape in winter. In spring, these same animals...

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By Erin Johnson / On November 17th, 2015

They went into the muslin bags easily as we freed them one by one from under the heavy net. Some were stunned, frozen, immobile; others struggled between the strands, exploding with powerful wings when handled. I was a tag-along, a newbie, an invited...

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By Kennedy Warne / On June 29th, 2015

Mangrove planting in Kiribati. Photo by Kennedy Warne.  

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By Eric Dinerstein / On June 17th, 2015

A hoary bat, Lasiurus cinereus.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On April 16th, 2015

Reposted from Cristina Eisenberg's Huffington Post blog with permission. The...

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By Biohabitats / On April 6th, 2015

Post by Amy Nelson; reposted from the Biohabitats Rhizome blog with permission.

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By Heather Leslie / On March 2nd, 2015

Puerto Escondido, south of Loreto. Photo by Heather Leslie.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On February 25th, 2015

Grizzly mother and cub. Photo by Cristina Eisenberg.

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By Eric Dinerstein / On February 23rd, 2015

Cooper's Hawk. Photo by Tom Talbott, used under...

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