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Island Press Field Notes

By Jason Leppig / On February 3rd, 2017

In one place, we've put together our best blogs of 2016. Click here to download a pdf or read the 10 best posts from our authors below.        

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By Biohabitats / On January 28th, 2015

By 2080, the burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) could lose 77% of its breeding range.

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By Admin / On July 12th, 2013

While you're soaking up some sun this weekend, relax with this selection from Anthony Barnosky's  important book, ...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 2nd, 2013

On June 25, 2013, President Obama gave what may be his most important speech thus far. In it, he acknowledged the impacts of climate change on our society. These impacts include heightened atmospheric carbon pollution due to fossil fuel consumption,...

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By Admin / On July 13th, 2012

In anticipation of the Society for Conservation Biology, North American Congress for Conservation Biology meeting that starts this weekend, get familiar with...

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By Anthony Barnosky / On May 12th, 2009

People sometimes ask me what they will learn by reading Heatstroke. Basically there are two key messages. One I've already highlighted in past blogs and in a recent...

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By Anthony Barnosky / On April 10th, 2009

My extended family tells me they're getting a little depressed about hearing all the bad things that might happen from global warming. So I guess it's time to point out that maybe it's not as bleak as it seems. Here's the good news.

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By Anthony Barnosky / On March 25th, 2009

Be afraid (but don't panic).