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Island Press began with a simple idea: knowledge is power—the power to imagine a better future and find ways for getting us there. Founded in 1984, Island Press’ mission is to provide the best ideas and information to those seeking to understand and protect the environment and create solutions to its complex problems.

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Lyme

The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Island Press

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into areas where it was once too cold for them to live. Lyme shows how we have contributed to this growing menace, and how modern medicine has underestimated its danger.

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How to Feed the World

Edited by Jessica Eise and Ken Foster
Island Press

By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How can we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of experts break down this crucial question by tackling big issues one-by-one.

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Three Revolutions

Three Revolutions Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future

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Suburban Remix

Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places

Edited by Jason Beske and Dixon David
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Beyond Mobility

Planning Cities for People and Places

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Whitewash

The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Island Press

A journalist exposes the dangers of one pervasive pesticide and the corporate influences behind it.

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Replenish

The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity

Island Press

A renowned water expert looks at repairing our broken water cycle using nature’s rhythms.

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Firestorm

How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

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Design for Good

A New Era of Architecture for Everyone

By John Cary; Foreword by Melinda Gates
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