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By Charles G. Curtin / On October 20th, 2015

What does it mean to conserve is an era of ever growing rates of cultural, social, and ecological change? One dictionary definition of conservation I found defined it as the act of preserving, guarding, or protecting. But what does one guard or protect...

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By Laurie Mazur / On September 22nd, 2015

This week, Pope Francis is making his first visit ever to the U.S., and there is plenty of speculation about what he will say.

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By Jennifer Miller, PhD / On July 1st, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. The president of the most powerful nation in the world, the leader...

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 26th, 2015

Vancouver is a leader in ecodesign. Photo by Larry Beasley.  

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 12th, 2015

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By Jason Leppig / On May 11th, 2015

A new report that highlights specific examples of climate adaptation in the Midwest published this [last?] week in partnership with National Wildlife Federation. Informed by the data of Climate...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On April 16th, 2015

Reposted from Cristina Eisenberg's Huffington Post blog with permission. The...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On April 15th, 2015

Reposted from the Worldwatch Institute's blog with permission. What questions are being overlooked or underappreciated...

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By Biohabitats / On April 6th, 2015

Post by Amy Nelson; reposted from the Biohabitats Rhizome blog with permission.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 3rd, 2015

A drought- and disease-resistant wheat variety growing in Pakistan.

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