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By Edward Struzik / On November 24th, 2015

Ted Schuur has spent the better part of his career making the connection between climate change and wildfires that are burning an increasing amount of land in Alaska and in sub-Arctic and Arctic forests around the world. So the Northern Arizona...

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By Laurie Mazur / On November 12th, 2015

Last month, in a case that sent shivers through corporate America, a former peanut-company executive was sentenced to 28 years in prison for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak. The executive, Stewart Parnell, knowingly shipped contaminated peanut...

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On October 6th, 2015

I began my career as forest ecologist in the 1990s, cataloging the remarkable web-of-life in the old-growth rainforests of Prince of Wales Island. Since then, I have worked with rainforest ecologists around the world to document exceptional places like...

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By Laurie Mazur / On September 22nd, 2015

This week, Pope Francis is making his first visit ever to the U.S., and there is plenty of speculation about what he will say.

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By Jason Leppig / On May 11th, 2015

A new report that highlights specific examples of climate adaptation in the Midwest published this [last?] week in partnership with National Wildlife Federation. Informed by the data of Climate...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On April 15th, 2015

Reposted from the Worldwatch Institute's blog with permission. What questions are being overlooked or underappreciated...

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 3rd, 2015

A drought- and disease-resistant wheat variety growing in Pakistan.

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By Denise Fairchild / On April 1st, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability....

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By Laurie Mazur / On March 11th, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. Harriet Tregoning  

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By Denise Fairchild / On March 4th, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. We already know that President Obama’s proposed federal budget is...

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