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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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How to Study Public Life

Methods in Urban Design

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Mortgaging the Earth

The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment, and the Crisis of Development

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Food, Genes, and Culture

Eating Right for Your Origins

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The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods

Lessons from Low-Carbon Communities

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Common Ground on Hostile Turf

Stories from an Environmental Mediator

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Vital Signs 2013

By The Worldwatch Institute
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Measuring Urban Design

Metrics for Livable Places

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Designing Suburban Futures

New Models from Build a Better Burb

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State of the World 2013

Is Sustainability Still Possible?

By The Worldwatch Institute
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To Conserve Unimpaired

The Evolution of the National Park Idea

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