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Island Press Field Notes

By Chidinma Onuoha / On June 7th, 2019

A story of a young girl taking action bring awareness on climate change to people everywhere.

By Lucy Moore / On March 27th, 2018

As a mediator, I am always interested in unlikely bedfellows snuggling up to solve a problem, particularly in cases where there is no mediator, no third party to make the bed and tuck them in. These bold hookups, generated by the parties themselves, can...

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By Katharine Sucher / On November 8th, 2017

Island Press authors share their creative ideas for offsetting the damaging environmental impacts of the Trump administration.

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By Daniel Lerch / On October 31st, 2017

Back in April 2001—a time in-between the contested 2000 election and the 9/11 attacks when the Bush Administration seemed just like a bad joke and not yet a flag-draped war machine—Vice President Dick Cheney quipped, “Conservation may be a sign of...

By Emily Monosson / On October 11th, 2016

The access issue touches all of us. From the cancer patient wanting to read up on her disease to the community organizers whose groundwater is tainted with solvents, the seaside city planner wanting the latest climate change models, and the high school...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 23rd, 2014

Photo by Rob Lee, used under...

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 25th, 2014

Congratulations, you made these laughing gulls laugh!

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 3rd, 2014

This tree thinks you should vote.

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By Jason Leppig / On October 23rd, 2014

We want to hear your best bad joke! Are your jokes as cheesy and corny as a plate of nachos? Submit your best "bad" joke for the chance to have stand-up economist Yoram Bauman critique your joke...

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By Erin Johnson / On July 16th, 2014

The view of the University of Montana campus from the nearby Mt. Sentinel.

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