Can cities shift their systems and structures to become sustainable? This is the second of two  sneak peeks into the newest State of the World publication, ...

Can cities shift their systems and structures to become sustainable? This is the first of two  sneak peeks into the newest State of the World publication, ...

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by Flickr.com user Kiwi Flickr

Conservation for Cities author Rob McDonald reflects on a comment he received after giving a lecture at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural...

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Vancouver is a leader in ecodesign. Photo by Larry Beasley.

 

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Last month, I gave a parking management presentation to a community group in Silver Lake, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles. They told me they had the worst parking problems in the city. If I had a penny for...

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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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After two years at home, sitting in a darkened room trying to make sense of research notes, wrestling slippery arguments into a book, I took the show on the road, spending half of April travelling around the US. It felt great to be out in the open,...

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Today is the first day of our summer e-book sale! All Island Press e-books are $4.99 on our site and at major electronic retailers until May 29th. With more than 600 e-books included, you can...

This urban rain garden two blocks from the Island Press office doesn't just help the city manage rainwater, it's also educates urbanites about rain, serves as wildlife habitat and is a...

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