Views from the Edge

Conversations from the Edge

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.

What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator

Leadership and Innovation

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

Whale Fall

“When a whale dies, the story has just begun” -- Sweet Fern Productions

An Old Forest Like Me

The rainforest is generous. It has always been there for us. It supplies us with wood from its…

Let's Act Now

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

From Blight to Beauty

Highland Park, a small city within Metro Detroit, could no longer afford basic residential services…

What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator

Goodbye Guilt

Goodbye guilt; hello cooperation, integration and meaningful action. This abstract emphasizes that…

Soil is the living, breathing skin of our planet

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

What is a 21st Century Curator?

By: Jaime Clifton, Research Curator

The Complexities of Change

There is no denying the complexities of the messy, wicked problems we are…

Home Sweet Home

Home is more than a suburban house, a city apartment, or a log cabin in the woods. It is our refuge…