To admit to the beauty of the natural world is to resist the modern habit of disregard for nature’s value. It is time to talk openly about the importance of beauty as the value that pervades life and as the value that increases human wellbeing.
Turns out that working to restore our lands is good for our personal health.
A new report shows how cities are fighting climate change and energy inefficiency with an eye toward equity.
Practical, effective policies that federal government agencies could implement without Congressional approval.
A conversation with scientist Susanne Moser about climate communication, the benefits of functional denial, and the varied flavors of hope.
What are the most pressing environmental issues today? We asked this question to Island Press readers in our most recent newsletter. More than 60 of you responded, and we are excited to share your thoughtful answers here. You can access a PDF version of...
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The Island Press Urban Resilience Project is excited to continue the urbanist journalism fellowship this fall with Greater Greater Washington!
In DC, several nonprofits aim to provide housing help that goes beyond simply providing shelter. They are helping young LGBTQ people feel affirmed.
Trump’s EPA seeks to limit state’s authority on climate action. If this effort succeeds, our towns and cities will face dirtier air, hotter summers and more extreme weather — and there will be less we can do about it.