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By Laurie Mazur / On July 29th, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. It’s ...

Washburn

By Jason Leppig / On July 22nd, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. This post, by Ben Plowden, was originally published at...

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

By Laurie Mazur / On July 6th, 2015

Consider, for a moment, that lettuce leaf on your plate. It probably traveled a long way to get there—about 1,500 miles, on average.1 In fact, your dinner has probably seen more of the world than you have: the average American meal contains ingredients...

Photo Credit: Birds on a Wire by Flickr.com user Kiwi Flickr

By Meghan Bartels / On July 2nd, 2015

Photo by Via Tsuji, used under...

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By Jennifer Miller, PhD / On July 1st, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. The president of the most powerful nation in the world, the leader...

Photo credit: Flock/bandada by Flickr.com user Rafael Edwards

By Kennedy Warne / On June 29th, 2015

Mangrove planting in Kiribati. Photo by Kennedy Warne.  

Washburn

By Meghan Bartels / On June 26th, 2015

Vancouver is a leader in ecodesign. Photo by Larry Beasley.  

Photo credit: Fountain by Flickr.com user Nicola

By Robert I. McDonald / On June 25th, 2015

A water meter in Richmond, Virginia.

Washburn

By Meghan Bartels / On June 19th, 2015

Photo credit: Flock/bandada by Flickr.com user Rafael Edwards

By Eric Dinerstein / On June 17th, 2015

A hoary bat, Lasiurus cinereus.

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