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By Admin / On March 29th, 2013

Fresh off a great book-launch event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a nice post about...

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By Jason Leppig / On March 15th, 2013

Did you know that pandas used to roam parts of Tennessee and feed on the bamboo  that grew there? Cool, right? Check out this week's #ForewordFriday selection from "distinguished elder of conservation biology" and "marvelous guide,"...

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By Admin / On March 8th, 2013

Planners and urban designers have reached a consensus about what constitutes "good urbanism;" however, there remains a yawning gap between this theory and reality. In this week's #forewordFriday selection, Nan Ellin's new book,...

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By Admin / On February 22nd, 2013

This week's #ForewordFriday excerpt comes from Reshaping Metropolitan America, by Arthur C. Nelson. What do you think cities will look like in ten years? What about...

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By Admin / On February 15th, 2013

This Monday, Chris Johnson will appear on WORT-FM in Madison, WI to discuss his and David Govatski's new book, Forests for the...

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By Jason Leppig / On February 8th, 2013

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By Admin / On February 1st, 2013

60 years...23 countries...4 continents... Field biologist George Schaller is a legend --a legend who will speak about his work at the 92nd St. Y in New York...

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By Admin / On January 25th, 2013

Eric Dinerstein's Politics & Prose event is just days away. Why not familiarize yourself with ...

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By Admin / On December 7th, 2012

This week's #forewordFriday selection is from Michael Kugelman's new book, The Global Farms Race....

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By Admin / On November 16th, 2012

The 33rd annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry just wrapped up in Long Beach, California. In celebration of the latest meeting, this Friday's #ForewordFriday selection comes from...

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