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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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Within Walking Distance

Creating Livable Communities for All

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No One Eats Alone

Food as a Social Enterprise

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No One Eats Alone argues that human connections are essential for creating a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system. Michael Carolan shares the stories of individuals who are working to become citizens first and consumers second.

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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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