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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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Urban Acupuncture

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Celebrated architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner's pioneering classic on creating livable and sustainable public space.

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Connecting to Change the World

Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact

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Nuts-and-bolts advice for organizations on how to build relationships and create networks to enhance their reach and effectiveness, written by experts in the non-profit world.

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An Indomitable Beast

The Remarkable Journey of the Jaguar

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Forests in Our Changing World

New Principles for Conservation and Management

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Land Use and Society, Third Edition

Geography, Law, and Public Policy

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This third edition has been updated with data from the 2010 U.S. Census and revised with the input of academics and professors to address the changing issues in land use, policy, and law today.

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The Carnivore Way

Coexisting with and Conserving North America’s Predators

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State of the World 2014

Governing for Sustainability

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The World's Water, Volume 8

The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

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