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By Eric Bertsch / On February 14th, 2017

On Monday January 30th I had the privilege of accompanying the Island Press team on a quest to affect political change.

By Linda Rudolph, Kathy Dervin / On November 7th, 2016

Climate change remains the greatest health challenge of this century — but the candidates aren’t talking about it.

By Baylen J. Linnekin / On August 25th, 2016

Earlier this year, Italy adopted measures to reduce the quantity of food that's wasted in the country. The ...

By Alan Kolok / On August 3rd, 2016

Alan Kolok, author of Modern Poisons, breaks down the Toxic Substances Control Act.

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By Jason Mark / On November 15th, 2015

President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline marks one of the biggest victories for the U.S. environmental movement in years. Speaking this morning from the White House, Obama–flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary...

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By Robert I. McDonald / On June 25th, 2015

A water meter in Richmond, Virginia.

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By Richard Willson / On June 15th, 2015

  Last month, I gave a parking management presentation to a community group in Silver Lake, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles. They told me they had the worst parking problems in the city. If I had a penny for every time a community group told...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On May 20th, 2015

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On April 22nd, 2015

Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon.

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By Meghan Bartels / On January 22nd, 2015

In this installment of this occasional series, we hear from...

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