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By Charles R. Wolfe / On December 8th, 2014

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Meghan Bartels / On December 5th, 2014

Planning for Community Resilience draws on the authors' experience with Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On December 1st, 2014

Identifying and mapping vulnerable areas in your community can reveal highly vulnerable hotspots. Vulnerability hotspots are exposed to hazards, and have both physical vulnerabilities and social vulnerabilities. Mapping these three community...

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

By Darrin Nordahl / On November 26th, 2014

This Thursday, Americans will gather around family (and football) to anoint a succulently roasted bird the grand symbol of our venerated Thanksgiving tradition. We will eat dishes in honor of that first harvest festival in 1621. Cranberry sauce, stuffing...

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

By Meghan Bartels / On November 18th, 2014

The first image that will appear in the forthcoming book Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs, an art package Amy

Photo credit: Shutterstock

By Alliance for Biking & Walking / On November 17th, 2014

Post by Dan Yablonsky, reposted from the Alliance for Biking & Walking's blog with permission.

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by Flickr.com user Kiwi Flickr

By Jason Leppig / On November 14th, 2014

Today is the final day of University Press week, and I've asked some of our editors to talk about the field/scholar/research avenue they currently follow. Who is their must-read or follow on social media? Heather Boyer, Executive Editor

Washburn

By Charles R. Wolfe / On November 13th, 2014

Cross-posted from Charles R.

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

By Andy Dyer / On November 12th, 2014

The crested duck is host to a mutation that can be lethal.

Photo credit: Fountain by Flickr.com user Nicola

By Brian Richter / On November 10th, 2014

Roman bridge over the Jordan River, which forms the boundary between Israel and Jordan.

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