I gave up flying in 2003 – a horrific wildfire year in British Columbia – and since then have gradually reduced my carbon footprint by traveling mostly by foot and growing an ever greater portion of my food. As a baby boomer, I do what I can to offset the profligate lifestyles adopted by others in my generation. Not much, but something.
Trevor Goward is a leading Canadian lichenologist with expertise in lichen taxonomy, ecology and biogeography. He has published 100+ peer-reviewed papers, three books and 100+ popular publications. He served on the COSEWIC lichen subcommittee from 1995 through 2011 and has been curator of lichens at the University of British Columbia since 1988.