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By Meghan Bartels / On October 28th, 2014

Editors' note: This blog post was written by Joe Landsberg and Richard Waring.

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by user Jim Trodel

By Peter Fox-Penner / On October 27th, 2014

Power lines were among the many casualties of Superstorm Sandy.

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by user Kiwi Flickr

By Jason Leppig / On October 23rd, 2014

We want to hear your best bad joke! Are your jokes as cheesy and corny as a plate of nachos? Submit your best "bad" joke for the chance to have stand-up economist Yoram Bauman critique your joke...

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

By Meghan Bartels / On October 8th, 2014

Around here, we're all surrounded by giant stacks of books.

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By Joyce Maschinski, Kristin E. Haskins, Joyce Maschinski & Kristin Haskins / On September 2nd, 2014

Asclepias welshii, a species of milkweed native to Arizona and Utah, in situ.  

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By Richard Waring / On August 28th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On July 30th, 2014

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by user Kiwi Flickr

By Erin Johnson / On July 16th, 2014

The view of the University of Montana campus from the nearby Mt. Sentinel.

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by user Light Brigading

By Meghan Bartels / On June 13th, 2014

How can economics help the environment? Image by Grady Klein and Yoram Bauman.

Photo credit: Supreme Court Pediment by user Kevin Harber

By Worldwatch Institute / On May 21st, 2014

Post by D. Conor Seyle. With Matthew Wilburn King, Seyle is co-author of “Understanding Governance,” a chapter in State of the World 2014. This chapter was included...