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Island Press Field Notes

By Keith Kozloff / On August 8th, 2018

In these trying times, there is no magic formula for weighing the potential benefits and risks of civility versus incivility, other than to remain mindful about one’s decisions.

Photo Credit: Steve Winter/Panthera

By Katharine Sucher / On August 6th, 2018

Island Press grieves the loss of Alan Rabinowitz, Island Press author and dedicated wild cat scientist. Alan was a fierce conservationist who left an indelible mark on our world. His impact lives on through Island Press and his many contributions to the...

By David de la Pena / On July 30th, 2018

Barcelona’s ‘carritos’ are encouraging a more inclusive urbanism.

By Linda Rudolph / On July 23rd, 2018

Wildfire poses well-known risks to life and property. It’s less well known that wildfire is also creating a public health crisis.

By Jason Leppig / On July 20th, 2018

In Nourished Planet, the Danielle Nierenberg and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition offer a global plan for feeding...

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By Anne Brown, Brian D. Taylor / On July 16th, 2018

New transportation technology like ride-sharing apps and driverless cars could potentially bridge the gap between mobility haves and have-nots. 

Photo Courtesy of Cheryl Dykstra

By Cheryl Dykstra / On July 12th, 2018

Our first nest of the day is a little farther out from town than most, and on a large lot next to an equestrian training center. To us, the immediate habitat looks more suitable for a red-tailed hawk than a red-shouldered hawk, but we’re not hawks,...

By Kyler Geoffroy / On July 12th, 2018

“Transit is an incredibly local thing…If we’re not allowed to talk about it at that local level, we’re never going to make good policy."

By Ashura Lewis / On July 9th, 2018

How rural electric cooperatives can help advance the energy democracy movement.

By David F. Coursen / On July 5th, 2018

Just ask the White House

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