Structures of Coastal Resilience

Structures of Coastal Resilience presents new strategies for creative and collaborative approaches to coastal planning for climate change. In the face of sea level rise and an increased risk of flooding from storm surge, we must become...

248 pages
8 x 9
Two 16-page color inserts, 40 photos, 40 illustrations

The Divided City
Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America

Who really benefits from urban revival? Cities, from trendy coastal areas to the nation’s heartland, are seeing levels of growth beyond the wildest visions of only a few decades ago. But vast areas in the same cities house thousands...

344 pages
6 x 9

Ecology and Conservation of Birds of Prey in Cities

Raptors are an unusual success story of wildness thriving in the heart of our cities—they have developed substantial populations around the world in recent decades. But there are deeper issues around how these birds make their urban homes....

320 pages
6 x 9
one 16-page color insert, 43 photos, 7 illustrations

Resilience for All
Striving for Equity Through Community-Driven Design

In the United States, people of color are disproportionally more likely to live in environments with poor air quality, in close proximity to toxic waste, and in locations more vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events.  ...

232 pages
6 x 9

The Curious Life of Krill
A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World

"Makes you feel as if you're part of an engaging dinnertime conversation." —Science News Krill—it’s a familiar word that conjures oceans, whales, and swimming crustaceans. Scientists say they...

216 pages
6 x 9
14 photos, 4 illustrations

Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity

In Twenty Years of Life, Suzanne Bohan exposes the disturbing flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by your zip code. The strain of living in a poor neighborhood, with sub-par schools, lack of parks, fear...

264 pages
6 x 9
32 photos

The First Epidemic of Climate Change

"Superbly written and researched." Booklist"Builds a strong case." Kirkus Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they...

304 pages
6 x 9

Don't Be Such a Scientist, Second Edition
Talking Substance in an Age of Style

When Randy Olson first described his life-changing encounter with an acting teacher in Don’t Be Such a Scientist, it seemed like the world of science was on the cusp of gaining new respect in the public eye. Through his writing,...

248 pages
6 x 9
18 photos and illustrations

The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism

The bicycle enjoyed a starring role in urban history over a century ago, but now it is back, stronger than ever. It is the single most important tool for improving our cities. Designing around it is the most efficient way to make our cities ...

296 pages
8 x 9
200 color photographs and figures

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