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Island Press Field Notes

By Laurie Mazur / On May 30th, 2018

The current global building boom provides an unprecedented opportunity to change the built environment’s carbon footprint.

A high-tech taxidermy owl with a detachable head. Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Dykstra

By Cheryl Dykstra / On May 29th, 2018

Field notes by Cheryl Dykstra, co-editor of Urban RaptorsMonday, May 14, 2018Cincinnati, Ohio So happy our grad student Ania is back from Texas, having...

Island Press bike month sweepstakes | Bike Utah

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 28th, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Utah as a place to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of Copenhagenize and...

By Laurie Mazur / On May 22nd, 2018

By making strategic investments in energy technology today, funders can make sure that the clean energy future is realized.

Cambridge Bicycle Safety | Enter our Bike Month sweepstakes

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 21st, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Cambridge as city to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of ...

By Kyler Geoffroy / On May 17th, 2018

Resilience for All author Barbara Brown Wilson talks about her new book and the importance of championing an equitable community-driven design process.

By Cheryl Dykstra / On May 15th, 2018

Today was the first day of this year for banding nestling red-shouldered hawks in our suburban study area in Cincinnati, Ohio. Even after 21 years and more than 2,500 nestling hawks banded, the first day is still fun, full of promise, and excitement.

By Lewis Milford / On May 14th, 2018

A new report shows how activists, foundations, and policymakers can incorporate battery storage into clean energy, environmental justice, and climate advocacy efforts.

Freecycles, Missoula, MT | Bike Month Sweepstakes Island Press

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 14th, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Missoula as city to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of Copenhagenize...

By Katharine Sucher / On May 8th, 2018

As I watched, mesmerized, this mass of crustaceans became a living brick-red raft, writhing on top of the water’s surface. The water became disturbed as thousands of krill flipped their muscular tails and leaped clear of the water, falling back like...

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