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Two full lifetimes ago consuming more calories was always welcome, taste was secondary, and having enough food defined everyday life. Nowadays, the opposite holds true: our society is awash in calories and individuals expect their food to satisfy...

Island Press Field Notes

Kevin Walker offers an insightful perspective on the consequences of America’s modern food system.

In this conversation, Kevin D. Walker answers the question: What is the grand food bargain? 

Dan Barber, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Blue Hill, discusses the importance of Nourished Planet in this one minute book trailer. 

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In Twenty Years of Life, award-winning health journalist Suzanne Bohan shows that it’s not a lack of medical care or poor lifestyle choices behind much of the ill health and shortened...

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In Twenty Years of Life, award-winning health journalist Suzanne Bohan exposes the disturbing flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by your zip...

Fixing Our Broken Water Cycle | An Island Press webinar

Sandra Postel and Abbie Gascho Landis discussed the health of our water cycle and how we can recognize and address human impact on water’s natural rhythms.

A Security & Sustainability Forum and Island Press panel discussion that explores the possibilities for "win-win" solutions to climate change and health.

Switching to clean, safe, renewable energy is one of the most important things we can do for the climate, for the health of our communities now, and for the health of future generations.

In a political age of "alternative facts," we need defenders of science to speak up now more than ever. We spoke with toxicologist Emily Monosson, author of ...

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