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Land Use Planning

Haphazard, automobile-centric development has created inefficient and unhealthy regions. These books offer a path to more livable, healthy, resilient communities.

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Our latest books address environmental topics ranging from restoration ecology and environmental law to sustainable agriculture. Look for some new voices as well as a few Island Press veterans among our authors.

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We publish books on critical environmental topics in the fields of climate and energy; ecosystems; oceans and water; the built environment; and policy, economics, and law.


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