As a regular consumer of food, you would be reasonable to assume that food laws and agencies work to combat things like food waste, foodborne illness, inhumane livestock conditions, and disappearing fish stocks. However, some regulations do just the...

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In his latest book, esteemed architect and city planner Alexander Garvin explores the question What Makes a Great City. As...

In a year when headlines are dominated by drought and news of Lake Mead water levels falling to historic lows, John Fleck's Water is for...

Bummed our Free Summe Read e-book promotion is over? Fear not! You can still get great content from Island Press. For those last minute summer vacations, bring along our collection of 2015 Urban Resilience Project content in ...

After directing numerous urban stream restoration projects, award-winning hydrologist Ann Riley has discovered that it is feasible to restore dynamic, functioning stream ecosystems in some of the most...

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In 2006, Julianne Lutz Warren asked readers to rediscover one of history’s most renowned conservationists. Drawing on unpublished archives and her own expertise in ecology and conservation,...

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Around the world, renewable energy is making headlines: last month, clean energy supplied almost all of Germany’...

Wildland ecosystems are facing twin threats of unprecedented climate-induced change and increased impacts from a growing human population. A unique collaboration between scientists and managers,...

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