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By Laurie Mazur / On March 11th, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. Harriet Tregoning  

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 9th, 2015

Walden Pond.

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By Timothy Beatley / On January 7th, 2015

Reposted from the Biophilic Cities blog with permission.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 12th, 2014

Shirlington Library and its adjoining plaza in Arlington, Virginia, after the area's successful redevelopment.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 5th, 2014

Planning for Community Resilience draws on the authors' experience with Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.

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By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On December 1st, 2014

Identifying and mapping vulnerable areas in your community can reveal highly vulnerable hotspots. Vulnerability hotspots are exposed to hazards, and have both physical vulnerabilities and social vulnerabilities. Mapping these three community...

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By Darrin Nordahl / On November 26th, 2014

This Thursday, Americans will gather around family (and football) to anoint a succulently roasted bird the grand symbol of our venerated Thanksgiving tradition. We will eat dishes in honor of that first harvest festival in 1621. Cranberry sauce, stuffing...

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By Alliance for Biking & Walking / On November 17th, 2014

Post by Dan Yablonsky, reposted from the Alliance for Biking & Walking's blog with permission.

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By Charles R. Wolfe / On November 13th, 2014

Cross-posted from Charles R.

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 3rd, 2014

This tree thinks you should vote.

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