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Island Press Field Notes

Atlanta landscape

By Laurie Mazur / On June 29th, 2022

By investing in people and places, while also changing decision-making processes that have contributed to urban trauma, cities can lead the charge in promoting better health for their citizens and for the planet.

Coastal city

By Kyler Geoffroy / On June 7th, 2022

A New Coast author Jeffrey Peterson on how leadership from the federal government can help minimize flood damage and create a coast that our grandchildren can be proud of. 

2021 Tyler Prize Winner

By Jason Leppig / On June 4th, 2021

Congratulations to Gretchen Daily and Pavan Sukhdev, Island Press authors and the newest recipients of the...

The Monsanto Papers by Carey Gilla | An Island Press book

By Jason Leppig / On February 1st, 2021

"The author builds a convincing case that Monsanto was more interested in protecting the reputation of its cash cow than heeding scientific evidence of its dangerous properties.

By Jason Leppig / On January 26th, 2021

Congratulations to the following Island Press authors and Urban Resilience Contributors called to serve the country in the new administration!

A New Coast | An Island Press Book

By Jen Hawse / On February 19th, 2020

On this epidode of the Capitol Beach podcast, Derek Brockbank sits down with Jeffrey Peterson, author of the book A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and...

Cleaning spray. Photo by Jeshoots/Unsplash

By Penelope A. Fenner-Crisp / On December 12th, 2019

Under new EPA guidelines, we cannot expect that future chemical reviews will be credible and adequate.

Getty Images

By Jeffrey Peterson / On December 9th, 2019

The United States Department of Defense is coming to grips with the implications of climate change for national security.

Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On November 29th, 2019

A New Coast presents the science behind predictions for coastal impacts and explains how current policies fall short of what’s needed to prepare for these changes.

Waves. Photo by Shifaaz Shamoon/Unsplash

By Jeffrey Peterson / On November 11th, 2019

The challenges of protecting the coast from more severe storms and rising seas are intimidating but not insurmountable. Prompt action now will save money and lives.

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