Wednesday on the Web: 28 Jun Edition

Well this year’s solstice definitely ushered in summer. From a cool and damp spring we jumped to a dry, hot summer – seemingly overnight. It was hard to adjust to 33°C at first, but now 25°C seems cold. Here’s what I’ve been reading and thinking about this week. Wildfire on the Great Plains While we…

Building Community from the Ground Up

Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m deeply interested in the question of community: what it is, how you build it, and how it sustains you. On her Social In Silico blog, Lou Woodley outlines six types of communities: of interest, of practice, of inquiry, of action, of place, and of circumstance. Since…

Environment writer interviews: Sarah Boon

For background on this series, see my first post. So far we’ve talked with Rebecca Lawton, an environment writer based in California; Abby Palmer, a nature writer based in the Lower Mainland of BC; Korice Moir, a water policy researcher and writer based in Toronto; Kimberly Moynahan, a science writer based in Toronto; and Cynthia…