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By Admin / On October 19th, 2012

This week’s selection is from Wade Davis’ brand-new book, River Notes. Here's what author...

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By Admin / On October 5th, 2012

This week's selection is from Pavan Sukhdev's Corporation 2020.


By Admin / On September 7th, 2012

The environmental justice movement is closely tied to urban planning and development. But, while planners and urban designers have made great strides in embracing the sustainability movement, social justice issues have not been getting the same attention...

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By Admin / On August 24th, 2012

This week, we celebrate the third release of our new E-ssential, Trash Backwards by...

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By Jason Leppig / On August 17th, 2012

This week's #forewordFriday comes from two authors that want to expand the methodological toolbox used by...


By Admin / On August 10th, 2012

When we think of green building, we tend to picture new construction. But Robert A. Young argues that the greenest building is often the one that has already been built. Jump into...

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By Admin / On August 3rd, 2012

Did you read Andrew Sullivan's piece on The Daily...

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By Admin / On July 20th, 2012

Act as if tomorrow really matters and check out this #forewordFriday selection from author and Widener University law professor,...

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By Admin / On July 13th, 2012

In anticipation of the Society for Conservation Biology, North American Congress for Conservation Biology meeting that starts this weekend, get familiar with...


By Jason Leppig / On June 29th, 2012

Love cities? Then we've got a deal for you! Get over to any e-book retailer and pick up our second E-ssential, Bedside Essays for Lovers (of Cities...