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Island Press Field Notes


By Admin / On June 22nd, 2012

Can beauty save the planet? Yes, if we are as smart about how things look as we are about how they work, believes architect and designer Lance Hosey, author of The Shape of...

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By Jason Leppig / On June 15th, 2012

This week's #forewordFriday pick is from the newly released book, Climate and Conservation....


By Timothy Beatley / On June 8th, 2012

You'll find some inspiration for your city in this new book by Tim Beatley and this week's selection for #forewordFriday. Enjoy!

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By Jason Leppig / On June 1st, 2012

This week's #forewordFriday selection is from one of our most popular books on rivers. Since the Potomac was recently named the as...

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By Jason Leppig / On May 18th, 2012

Prep for Saturday's event at Politics and Prose with this week's #forewordFriday!

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By Jason Leppig / On May 11th, 2012

This isn't exactly the foreword to Seeds of Sustainability, but you get the idea. Enjoy a new foreword (or introduction, preface, chapter...) every Friday. Download the pdf...