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As always, if you have any problems at all, please contact us at [email protected]

App Description

Earth Island Journal is a quarterly magazine that publishes in-depth coverage of pressing environmental issues. For nearly 30 years Earth Island Journal has been providing readers with hard-hitting investigative reporting on environmental threats and public health dangers occurring around the world. The Journal also features incisive commentary, essays, and environmentally themed art. A typical issue could include a Q&A with famous primatologist Jane Godall, a story about how natural gas drilling is fracturing communities in rural New York, a gallery of photos by Sebastiao Salgado, or a profile of Ric O’Barry’s crusade to halt the annual dolphin slaughter in Japan.

We put our principles next to our reporting and we marshal the facts to make an argument. When there is an alarm to sound, we let out a yell. When we uncover solutions-focused victories, we rush to share them with readers, knowing that the headlines are all-to-often couriers of cynicism. By serving as a forum for debates among environmental advocates, the Journal is helping to grow a smarter, sharper, more strategic environmental movement.

If you appreciate top-notch writing and are committed to defending and restoring Earth, get a digital subscription to Earth Island Journal today.


This paid app includes one free issue of the reader's choice.
Further future issues and back issues can be purchased within the app.
Subscriptions are also available within the application. A subscription will start from the next released issue.

Available subscriptions are:

12 months: £6.99/ US$9.99 (4 issues)

-The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
-Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased.
Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.

Users can register for/ login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store

Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
If you have any problems at all please do not hesitate to contact us: [email protected]
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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • November 06, 2012 Initial release
  • November 03, 2014 New version 4.9.65
  • February 06, 2015 New version 4.9.75