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Island Press Field Notes

By Dominick A. DellaSala / On April 25th, 2016

This week, more than 193 nations will celebrate Earth Day. The annual event is a marker for the environmental movement begun on April 22, 1970, when Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson organized a peaceful teach-in. At the time, rivers were on fire, oil spills...

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 20th, 2014

Water shapes every aspect of our lives, but how many of us know where our water comes from or who decides how it's distributed? In his new book, Chasing Water, Brian...