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
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.
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.
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.
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
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