Urban Resilience Project

This webinar is an introduction to The Urban Resilience Project (URP), a grant funded program of Island Press, is committed to storytelling in the era of climate change. URP's goal is to bring together a diverse...

Join our next webinar: Taking Lessons from Nature: How to Observe Our World

How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? Utilizing the knowledge of the natural world takes practice and observational skills. The real question is, why is it important to listen?

This webinar discusses the importance of...

As Brooke Bessesen writes in her new book, Vaquita: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez, “Conservation is messy business.”

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change is the perfect primer for your undergraduate, graduate, or high school science course. The author and illustrator explain how...

foreword Friday

Today’s students will face the unprecedented challenges of a rapidly warming world, including emerging diseases, food shortages, drought, and waterlogged cities. How do we prepare 9.5 billion people for life in the Anthropocene, to thrive in this...

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability....

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How I earned the excommunication merit badge. “Rants from the Hill” is cross-posted from High Country News

Photo Credit: Rockaway Youth on Banner by Flickr.com user Light Brigading

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability.

We already know that President Obama’s proposed federal budget...

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Rose Creek. Photo courtesy of Yellowstone Association Institute.

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