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By Biohabitats / On August 6th, 2014

Post by Amy Nelson of Biohabitats, cross-posted from Rhizome with permission.


By Meghan Bartels / On August 1st, 2014

Island Press's hometown of Washington, DC, by night, looking southwest. If you're struggling to orient yourself, find the Mall, picked out in lights with a whiter tone than...

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 18th, 2014

The National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier, New Zealand.

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By Timothy Beatley / On July 8th, 2014

Editor's note: To celebrate the official publication today of Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans, we thought we'd share Tim Beatley's...


By Meghan Bartels / On June 6th, 2014

Can our infrastructure systems do more if they work together?

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 16th, 2014

Fun bike racks make biking more appealing. Photo by Meghan Bartels.


By Meghan Bartels / On April 25th, 2014

How can multifamily housing be more livable?

Photo Credit: SER Texas A&M Student Association - Bastrop Park Fire Restoration

By Meghan Bartels / On April 10th, 2014

In this installment, Editorial Intern Alex Manasseri talks about her new favorite extracurricular activity.


By Admin / On November 15th, 2013

This week's selection comes from The Guide to Greening Cities. Rich in tools, insights, and tricks of the trade,...

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By Barbara McCann / On November 11th, 2013

Sustainability is often approached as a technical challenge, something we “should” do, for the good of the planet and for the good of the next generation. But a push toward a more environmentally responsible future will not happen unless we care deeply...