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Island Press Field Notes

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By Katharine Sucher / On April 1st, 2016

Gonorrhea. Bed bugs. Weeds. Salamanders. People. All are evolving, some surprisingly rapidly, in response to our chemical age. In Unnatural Selection, newly available in...

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

By Andy Dyer / On June 16th, 2015

A barley field in England.

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By Emily Monosson / On March 25th, 2015

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), in green, with human cell, grey.

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 13th, 2015

Pitcher plants trap and eat insects.

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By Andy Dyer / On February 26th, 2015

Photo by Richard Lee, used under...

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

By Andy Dyer / On February 2nd, 2015

Photo by Melissa Wiese, used under...

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 19th, 2014

"Now, here, you see, it takes all of the running you can do to keep in the same place.

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By Andy Dyer / On December 15th, 2014

Reposted from the Chasing the Red Queen blog with permission.

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By Emily Monosson / On December 11th, 2014

A sign encourages people in Simonga, Zambia, to get tested for HIV.

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By Andy Dyer / On November 12th, 2014

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

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