Views from the Edge

Conversations from the Edge
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Welcome to the CRC blog, where we discuss bleeding edge issues around sustainable community development. The term ‘bleeding edge’ connotes the idea of our failure to somehow or other convince the publics about the urgency of responding to climate change now, and that we need to better communicate the principles and practises of sustainable development to the wider publics. So, yes it takes courage to be 'at the edge', and sometimes one 'bleeds' a lot, but let's start the conversation now.

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The Return of Beauty

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.” --John Muir, 19th-century environmentalist
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What does Brexit mean for Climate Action?

By: Beverly deVries, M.A., creator of Humans of a Warming World
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Nature is the Penultimate Innovator

Before humans ever conceived of sustainable design, nature was doing a good job. Plants and animals…
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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator
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Leadership and Innovation

A report by the Ellen MacArthur foundation earlier this year predicted that there would be more…
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Whale Fall

“When a whale dies, the story has just begun” -- Sweet Fern Productions
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An Old Forest Like Me

The rainforest is generous. It has always been there for us. It supplies us with wood from its…
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Let's Act Now

May was the 13th month in a row to break temperature records according to figures published this…
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From Blight to Beauty

Highland Park, a small city within Metro Detroit, could no longer afford basic residential services…
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What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator
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Goodbye Guilt

Goodbye guilt; hello cooperation, integration and meaningful action. This abstract emphasizes that…
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Soil is the living, breathing skin of our planet

“Soil is the living, breathing skin of our planet.”                         -- Authors of the…