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Island Press Field Notes

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 10th, 2014

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

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By Admin / On November 22nd, 2013

As a Sustainability Management graduate student, I was naturally captivated by the latest edition of the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World series Is...

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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 Jason Leppig / On October 14th, 2013

Continual growth and consumption is unsustainable. We've published many...

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By Admin / On October 8th, 2013

Can corporations fulfill a social purpose while still earning a profit? Pavan Sukhdev, a leading expert on the green economy and author of...

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By Admin / On October 4th, 2013

The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was supposed to be a turning point for the World Bank. What's happened since then? How have the Bank's efforts fallen short? Called a “detailed and thought-provoking look at an important subject” by The New York Times...

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By Admin / On September 27th, 2013

The World Bank Group proudly proclaims "our dream is a world without poverty." Supported by the U.S. and other rich industrialized nations, it lends more than $50 billion annually to developing countries-purportedly for projects and programs that help...

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By Admin / On September 18th, 2013

In this installment Web and Social Media Intern Jennifer Chow discusses how the summer's biggest trends helped her promote Island Press' media pages. Summer 2013 will always be remembered as the summer of the blooming Corpse Flower in...

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By Admin / On August 5th, 2013

Harold Henderson of Build a Better Burb interviewed author Ned Crankshaw, author of ...

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By Admin / On July 30th, 2013

Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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