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By Mark Winne / On October 15, 2019 - 3:00pm EDT

Jacksonville is one of the cities featured in Mark Winne's Food Town, USA. During his visit, Winne met leaders who are addressing food insecurity, entrepreneurs of the thriving food scene, and innovative farmers who are transforming food...

By Edward Struzik, Andrew M. Barton / On October 10, 2019 - 3:30pm EDT

Fire plays an important role in maintaining healthy forests, but wildfires are changing. Glance at headlines from all over the globe and you’ll see wildfires are growing more intense and destructive, endangering human lives and entire ecosystems.

By Michiel Roscam Abbing / On September 24, 2019 - 12:00pm EDT

Watch a conversation about how businesses can drive us away from plastic dependence. Plastic Soup Solutions: How Business Can End Plastic Pollution is hosted in partnership with...

By / On September 13, 2019 - 12:00pm EDT

For our 2019 sweepstakes, Island Press partnered with Nature Camp, a private, coeducational summer camp specializing in outdoor education in natural history and environmental studies. We had the opportunity to visit Nature Camp during one of their summer...

By Tammy L. Seale, Adrienne I. Greve / On August 22, 2019 - 1:00pm EDT

With climate-related protections and programs under attack at the federal level, it is critical for cities to address climate impacts locally. Every day, there are new examples of cities approaching the challenge of climate change in creative and...

By David Dixon / On July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm EDT

The formula that drove suburban growth for 60 years has run out of gas. Now what? Our expert panel discusses “future-proofing” to help suburbs surf the wave of new tech, not drown in it.

By Jodi Helmer, Travis Beck / On June 17, 2019 - 10:45am EDT

The birds and the bees need our help. Pollinators help to feed us and make our world more beautiful, but their habitats need protecting. Backyard gardeners to big companies alike know this and some are creating strategies to safeguard these precious...

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

By Jason Mark, Erik Assadourian, John Pastor / On June 4, 2019 - 1:00pm EDT

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 listening to...

By Sandra Albro / On May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm EDT

Vacant lots in your neighborhood can illustrate neglect and seem like a waste of space. But, these open spaces can also serve as clean canvases for creative community projects that bring positive change. 

By Christof Spieler / On April 24, 2019 - 3:45pm EDT

What are the best methods in advocating for better transportation in your city? What do you say at a planning meeting? Who do you even direct your concerns to? What changes can you even affect?  

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