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By Jason Leppig / On October 11th, 2013

This week, join New York City's Chief Urban Designer,...

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By Admin / On October 4th, 2013

The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was supposed to be a turning point for the World Bank. What's happened since then? How have the Bank's efforts fallen short? Called a “detailed and thought-provoking look at an important subject” by The New York Times...

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By Jason Leppig / On September 6th, 2013

To celebrate all the entries in the SER and Island Press student video contest, this week's Foreword Friday selection comes from Robert Cabin's...

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By Admin / On August 9th, 2013

This weekend, connect to the wild with John Davis of the Wildlands Network in part two of his E-ssential: Big, Wild, and Connected. Join John as he treks from the central Appalachians to the Catskill mountains on his quest to find out if it's possible to...

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By Admin / On July 12th, 2013

While you're soaking up some sun this weekend, relax with this selection from Anthony Barnosky's  important book, ...

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By Admin / On June 28th, 2013

If you think you understand wildlife, imagine trekking 7,600 miles in a panther’s footprints. John Davis did while spending 10 months hiking, biking, and paddling from the tip of Florida to Quebec, to better understand what it would take to establish an...

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By Admin / On June 21st, 2013

Here's another important book to add to your summer reading list: Unquenchable by Robert Glennon. Named a "Top Ten Environmental Book of 2009" by Mother Nature...

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By Jason Leppig / On June 14th, 2013

For the month of June, the eBook edition of Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living from...

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By Jason Leppig / On May 31st, 2013

To end the month-long $3.99 special of State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?, enjoy this excerpt from...

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By Jason Leppig / On May 3rd, 2013

This week's selection for #forewordFriday comes from Charles R. Wolfe's new E-ssential, Urbanism Without Effort.

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