A New Coast presents the science behind predictions for coastal impacts and explains how current policies fall short of what’s needed to prepare for these changes.
Your building has the potential to change the world.
Why fight for a better bus system? Steven Higashide explores this question in this chapter excerpt from Better Buses, Better Cities.
Explore the food movement in Sitka, Alaska in this excerpt from Food Town, USA: Seven Unlikely Cities that are Changing the Way We Eat.
Read this excerpt from Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines to find out what makes rainforests so valuable for our planet.
Excerpts from four Island Press books highlight activists, organizations, and strategies from environmental movements in the past.
Read the introduction to Green Growth That Works, a practical guide for investing in nature in a way that both improves human well-being and protects biodiversity.
My Kind of City reflects the breadth of Hank Dittmar's experience in working for better cities for people.
In Soft City David Sim, partner and creative director at Gehl, shows how cities with well-designed density can result in a higher quality of life.
Vacant lots, so often seen as neighborhood blight, have the potential to be a key element of community revitalization. As manufacturing cities reinvent themselves after decades of lost jobs and population, abundant vacant land resources and interest in...