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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...

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By Robert Keiter / On June 18th, 2014

Yosemite Falls. Photo by Terry Chay, used under ...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 30th, 2014

Lynx, like other carnivores, need to disperse.

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On May 13th, 2014

Carnivore Way, Alaska. Image by Alisa Acosta, used with permission. Click to enlarge.

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 9th, 2014

If you've flipped through the latest issue of the New Yorker, you may have spotted "Green is Good" (subscription required), which profiles The Nature Conservancy's...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 2nd, 2014

If you're the kind of person who eagerly awaits the annual State of the Union speech, we have just what you need to tide you over until next January. State of the World 2014...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On April 14th, 2014

Elk browsing aspens in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Cristina Eisenberg.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 4th, 2014

Island Press is pleased to be co-sponsoring the 2104 Chico Vive conference at American University in DC this weekend. The conference brings together grassroots activists, NGOs, students, engaged scholars, applied...

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By Admin / On October 23rd, 2013

In this installment, Island Press's Conservation Finance Network Program's Intern discusses the unique opportunity of helping to develop the emerging field of Conservation Finance.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On September 26th, 2013

"Forests have a vital role to play in overcoming this challenge.  Rainforests store vast amounts of carbon. That's true across the planet, and in America, too. Our Tongass National Forest, a temperate Alaskan rainforest comprises only 2% of America's...

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