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Island Press Field Notes

By Jada Mosley / On March 15th, 2019

This 25th Anniversary Edition celebrates Naturalist as a modern classic.

By Katharine Sucher / On May 8th, 2018

As I watched, mesmerized, this mass of crustaceans became a living brick-red raft, writhing on top of the water’s surface. The water became disturbed as thousands of krill flipped their muscular tails and leaped clear of the water, falling back like...

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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 Michael Branch / On September 18th, 2015

Marking our territory with wildlife-friendly fences. “Rants from the Hill” are Michael Branch’s monthly musings on life in the high country of western Nevada’s Great Basin...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 21st, 2015

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By Eric Dinerstein / On May 19th, 2015

 

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On April 22nd, 2015

Earth Day 1970. Photo by Bill Ingraham.

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 18th, 2015

In this installment of the occasional series, we hear from Cristina Eisenberg, author of The Carnivore Way.

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 10th, 2015

Post by David Johns, contributor to Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth. When humans started to farm 12,000 years ago, they began to change the earth in...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On March 9th, 2015

Reposted from Cristina Eisenberg's blog at the Huffington Post with permission.

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