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By Meghan Bartels / On January 2nd, 2015

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 5th, 2014

Planning for Community Resilience draws on the authors' experience with Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.

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By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On December 1st, 2014

Identifying and mapping vulnerable areas in your community can reveal highly vulnerable hotspots. Vulnerability hotspots are exposed to hazards, and have both physical vulnerabilities and social vulnerabilities. Mapping these three community...

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 7th, 2014

Quit horsing around and tell us a joke already!

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 13th, 2014

How can economics help the environment? Image by Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On May 20th, 2014

By Dominick A. DellaSala, Camila Thorndike, and Jim Furnish Originally published by the...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 2nd, 2014

If you're the kind of person who eagerly awaits the annual State of the Union speech, we have just what you need to tide you over until next January. State of the World 2014...

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 4th, 2014

Island Press is pleased to be co-sponsoring the 2104 Chico Vive conference at American University in DC this weekend. The conference brings together grassroots activists, NGOs, students, engaged scholars, applied...

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By Admin / On September 27th, 2013

Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fifth big report, bringing with it a flurry of news coverage and strong reactions from both industry and...

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On September 13th, 2013

Having jump-started my career as a conservation biologist riding the 1980s explosion of scientific and public interest in biodiversity, I have progressively witnessed how biophilia has given way to climate change concerns with the public, decision makers...

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