Island Press Field Notes blog

Island Press Field Notes

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By Admin / On November 22nd, 2013

As a Sustainability Management graduate student, I was naturally captivated by the latest edition of the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World series Is...

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By Admin / On September 27th, 2013

Today, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fifth big report, bringing with it a flurry of news coverage and strong reactions from both industry and...

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On September 13th, 2013

Having jump-started my career as a conservation biologist riding the 1980s explosion of scientific and public interest in biodiversity, I have progressively witnessed how biophilia has given way to climate change concerns with the public, decision makers...

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By Admin / On August 29th, 2013

In this week's installment Editorial Intern Amanda del Sontro elaborates on what drives her to strive for a better environment.

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By Admin / On August 7th, 2013

In this installment Editorial Intern Paulina Kosturos depicts how years of interviews interviews prepared her for her passion for storytelling.

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By Admin / On July 30th, 2013

Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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By Royal Gardner / On July 29th, 2013

Lawyers, Swamps, and Money is a periodic blog by Royal C. Gardner, author of...

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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 July 9th, 2013

Sarah LeRoy of the Southwest Climate Change Network weighs in on the rising temperatures and their impact on current energy systems. 

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 2nd, 2013

On June 25, 2013, President Obama gave what may be his most important speech thus far. In it, he acknowledged the impacts of climate change on our society. These impacts include heightened atmospheric carbon pollution due to fossil fuel consumption,...

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