Sharing 40.2

Published: April 2014

It’s the secret ingredient to building better communities, a stronger economy and a healthier planet – and the cultural shift we’ve been waiting for. Every time we choose not to go it alone, we get a better grip on how to move forward.

"The sharing economy is based on the simple fact that ownership isn’t required to get the benefits of a service or product. As some sharing proponents put it, you want the hole, not the drill."
– Contributor Ray Tomalty in Ours is Better Than Yours

View the full-size cover
Read select features online

There's lots more in print! Order now for all of this + what's online:

Letters to the Editor
In Brief: Research Digest; Four Pillars of Prosperity, The Forest’s Next Move

The Ice Wall Cometh – Janet Kimantas
A 150-year-old remediation technology is being used to deal with the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Features: Sharing

Pop-Up Park Rangers – Noelle Stapinsky
Neighbourhood yards & pockets of concrete are being recast as Canada’s first Homegrown National Park.

Please Share – nik harron
A pull-out centerfold poster shows what happened when we discovered that the British Library shared its imagery. 
+ Explore the interactive version 

Change Agents – Eric Rumble
A network-building movement is making a no-brainer business case for cutting GHGs.
+ A set of three bonus videos

Mending Boundaries – Anne Steino
How three African countries are overcoming tensions between parkland conservation, threatened wildlife and humans on the periphery.

Time to Share – Joe Pavelka
An encounter with the Amazon’s uncontacted peoples and the harsh realities of neocolonial encroachment.

Columns

Andrew Nikiforuk's The Energy Matrix
Huffing & Puffing: The quest to mine bitumen with steam is quietly spelling disaster.

Robert Gibson's What's The Big Idea?
Kuznets: The great economist’s beguiling curves have not aged well.
+ Sustainable Growth? A blog series exploring infinite economic growth.

In Review

Implementing the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Rian Allen & Philippa Campsie, Neptis Foundation – Reviewed by Ray Tomalty
Slow Food Story, directed by Stefano Sardo – Reviewed by Julie Bélanger
We Animals, Jo-Anne McArthur – Reviewed by Elizabeth Claire Alberts
+ Bonus photo gallery and Q&A with Jo-Anne McArthur online

+ There's more on sharing over on the blogs: second-hand shoppingopen dataeffective collaboration and some sharing examples in action.

Here's what's online:

Full article available online
How three African countries are overcoming tensions between parkland conservation, threatened wildlife and humans on the periphery.
Full article available online
An encounter with the Amazon’s un-contacted peoples and the harsh realities of neocolonial encroachment.
Full article available online
Tim Jackson and Peter A. Victor identify four necessary elements for leading a green economy to lasting prosperity at the community level.
Full article available online
A 150-year-old remediation technology is being used to deal with the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Full article available online
Consumers are escaping the stresses of ownership and rediscovering the value of communal stuff – and cars are driving the movement.
Interactive
What happens when A\J discovers a trove of imagery shared by the British national library?
Full article available online
A network-building movement is making a no-brainer business case for cutting GHGs.
Web Exclusive
Exclusive interviews with the people behind Sustainability CoLab and two of Waterloo Region's leading Regional Carbon Initiative members.
An intimate portrait of the man behind the slow food movement.
McArthur’s powerful book exposes the physical and mental barriers people often place between themselves and non-human animals.

Related Blogs

  • From Environmental (Soul) Print: "Islamic Cosmology = we are not the centre of the Universe” Read more... https://t.co/Be4bfNVifu 49 weeks 1 day ago
  • Call for submissions deadline is January 13th to the May 2017 International In-Situ Thermal Treatment symposium. https://t.co/4tb6iRJ2rZ 49 weeks 2 days ago
  • Interview with Michael Engelhard, author of 'Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon' https://t.co/1ypJfReqIf 49 weeks 2 days ago