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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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Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition

Regenerating Your Land and Growing Your Profits

Island Press

This handbook is the key to developing a comprehensive holistic land plan based on Savory’s principles that will help you to restore health to your land and ensure a stable, sustainable livelihood from its bounty.

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The Grand Food Bargain

and the Mindless Drive for More

Island Press

A look at the true costs of America's seemingly cheap and convenient food system.

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Naturalist 25th Anniversary Edition

By Island Press
Island Press

The 25th Anniversary Edition of the classic memoir celebrates the human side of science.

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Grain by Grain

A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food

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The Food Sharing Revolution

How Start Ups, Pop Ups, and Co Ops are Changing the Way We Eat

Island Press

This is a hopeful look at the ways the sharing economy can transform our food system and challenge corporate agriculture.

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Vaquita

Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez

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Brilliant Green

The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

Island Press

A leading plant scientist offers a new understanding of the botanical world and a passionate argument for intelligent plant life.

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Building the Cycling City

The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality

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Nourished Planet

Sustainability in the Global Food System

Edited by Danielle Nierenberg; By Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition
Island Press

Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Columbia:every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. In Nourished Planet, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition offers a global plan for feeding ourselves sustainably.

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