Out of the Box 36.4

Published: July 2010

Just as parents aren’t supposed to favour any one of their children, it’s risky for editors to have a special attachment to a particular issue of their magazine. Nonetheless, this other-worldly issue is very dear to our editor-in-chief. From space travel to crop circles, rainmakers to junk building, swamis to seal hunting, we’ve reached – and attained, we hope, the outer limits of environmental ideas and action. Blast off!

 Read selected articles and web extras from this issue

Here's what else you get when you buy the issue:

Listen to the Out of the Box podcast: Out of this World, featuring a personal interview with Swami formerly known as Don Gamble.

Terroir in My Cheese, Please - Stephanie Diamant

Foraging 101 for City Slickers - Meaghan King

Hooked on Burdock - Clive Dobson

Letters to the Editor: 36.4

Meet Obedi Osore: Rainmaker

Science of the Elders - Gilbert Ouma, Laban Ogallo, Maria Onyango
Famous for their rainmaking skills, Kenya’s Nganyi are working with scientists to forecast the weather.

Being Swami Sivananda - Swami Sivananda
After a tumultuous meeting with the World Bank in 1992, Don Gamble escaped from the world of highly charged international reviews.

We Have Been Visited New film investigates the mystery of crop circles.

Hunting for the Right Words - Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon
Inuit seal hunting in Cumberland Sound is a world away from Pamela Anderson’s tube top.
   Commercial Hunt – Facts and FAQs
   EU Ban Sparks Controversy

Black Box of Federal Climate Policy
Jeff Beyer Ottawa’s inaction on climate change ramps up provincial tensions.

In Review: Storms of My Grandchildren - Glen Blouin
Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe And Our Last Chance to Save Humanity is Reviewed by Glen Bloin

In Review: Plump and Sumptuous - Greg Michalenko

Publication of this issue was made possible by The Gosling Foundation; The Salamander Foundation; and the support from our many subscribers. We acknowledge the financial support of Canada’s International Development Research Centre (www.idrc.ca); EJLB Foundation; Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation; The McLean Foundation; Ontario Media Development Corporation; Ontario Trillium Foundation; Ontario Work Study Plan. We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage toward our project costs. The support of the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo and the Waterloo Environmental Studies Endowment Foundation is appreciated.'

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