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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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Resilient Cities, Second Edition

Overcoming Fossil Fuel Dependence

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People, Forests, and Change

Lessons from the Pacific Northwest

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EarthEd (State of the World)

Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet

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Nature’s Allies

Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World

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Global Atlas of Marine Fisheries

A Critical Appraisal of Catches and Ecosystem Impact

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Biting the Hands that Feed Us

How Fewer, Smarter Laws Would Make Our Food System More Sustainable

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Modern Poisons

A Brief Introduction to Contemporary Toxicology

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Human Ecology

How Nature and Culture Shape Our World

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In Human Ecology, noted landscape planner Frederick Steiner presents a historical and analytical examination of how humans interact with each other as well as with other organisms and their surroundings.

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What Should a Clever Moose Eat?

Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods

By John Pastor; Foreword by Bernd Heinrich
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