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Island Press Field Notes

By Chidinma Onuoha / On May 3rd, 2019

Savory explains that the major culprits of climate change are not fossil fuels and livestock, but our mismanagement of resources.

By Jada Mosley / On February 8th, 2019

The landscapes of North America, including eastern forests, have been shaped by humans for millennia, through fire, agriculture, hunting, and other means.

By Katharine Sucher / On June 10th, 2016

Wildland ecosystems are facing twin threats of unprecedented climate-induced change and increased impacts from a growing human population. A unique collaboration between scientists and managers, ...

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By Katharine Sucher / On February 5th, 2016

How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? What should a clever moose eat?

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 13th, 2015

Pitcher plants trap and eat insects.

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By Meghan Bartels / On February 27th, 2015

The Colorado River.

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By Meghan Bartels / On February 20th, 2015

Sunrise in Yosemite National Park.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 24th, 2014

The recovery of black-footed ferrets is one of the success stories of conservation biology.

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By Meghan Bartels / On October 10th, 2014

Ecological restoration in progress—but why?

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 5th, 2014

Buttermilk Falls in Adirondack Park, NY.

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