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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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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

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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

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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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The Community Resilience Reader

Essential Resources for an Era of Unheaval

Edited by Daniel Lerch
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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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Bike Boom

The Unexpected Resurgence of Cycling

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Natural Defense

Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health

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