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American Dittany: The Wild Oregano

American Dittany: The Wild Oregano | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it
By Jill Henderson – Show Me Oz - Fall in the Ozarks is a treasure trove of wild edibles. As the wild mushrooms spring up from the ground, hickory nuts, black walnuts and persimmons are beginning to...
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Who killed Billie Jean?

Interesting article about the murder of a hillbilly bad ass...who happened to be a girl.

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Biophile Magazine -- » A Thirst for Control

Biophile Magazine -- » A Thirst for Control | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it

There once was a time when water fell freely from the clouds in the sky and bubbled from the springs in the hills… when the rivers, streams and lakes were full to the brim… when ancient underground aquifers flowed like great veins beneath the continents… when water nurtured our people, like babes sustained by their mother’s milk....

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MI Exchange Blog Post: Mission Investing and Sustainable Cities

MI Exchange Blog Post: Mission Investing and Sustainable Cities | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it
The rise of interest in sustainable cities comes as the world is now more urban than rural for the first time in human history, rapid urbanization in the developing world has dramatized issues of social justice and economic ...
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Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature (New Directions in Southern Studies) downloadSouthscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature (New Directions in Southern Studies...

Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature (New Directions in Southern Studies) download Souths http://t.co/7xsSFuua...
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Karst Topography Landscape | Karst in the Ozarks

Karst Topography Landscape | Karst in the Ozarks | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it
Caves, Springs, Losing Streams and Sinkholes...
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Needful Provision, Inc. | Seeking Security For All

Needful Provision, Inc. | Seeking Security For All | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it

A website from the foothills of the Ozarks. Covers social justice, appropriate technology, energy efficiency, bio-security and much more!

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Life of George R. Smith, founder of Sedalia, Mo., ... . - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library

Online version of a book commissioned by George Smith's daughters in 1904. This is for anybody interested in American Pioneers, Southern Studies, or Ozark Studies.

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Bioregionalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bioregionalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it
@not_me @occupy_sxsw The topic got named by Planet Drum in the 70's, has been knocked by good thinkers: Bioregionalism http://t.co/4pgg4SEJ...
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Citizenship « Lifted Lamp

Citizenship « Lifted Lamp | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it
Last night, the President spoke to the Democratic National Convention about those characteristics that define what it means to be a citizen. It is a word that gets used quite a bit. But, like freedom, love, and beauty, it is a quality ...
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Six solutions to lifting the world's farm workers out of poverty | Your ...

Six solutions to lifting the world's farm workers out of poverty | Your ... | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it
In many countries, up to 60 percent of agricultural workers live in poverty and less than 20 percent have access to basic social security, according to the Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development(SARD) initiative.
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The Vanishing Ozarks

Missouri History Museum Moving Image & Sound Collections #062306.01MAC Expedition St.

This is a wonderful video documenting a mid-century float trip down the Current River in the Missouri Ozarks. 

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Do psychological wellbeing and caring for the environment go hand in hand?

Do psychological wellbeing and caring for the environment go hand in hand? | Communityin the Ozarks | Scoop.it

What's good for the individual and good for the environment are strikingly similar and can help the world move away from material consumption, writes Charlotte Sankey...

Social and personal psychologists typically list a handful of key actions that can help improve personal wellbeing but would they really stand up to being tested for planet friendliness too?

One of the most respected of such lists is the government's Five ways to wellbeing which came out of research co-ordinated by the New Economics foundation, as part of the Foresight report. The five actions are:

1. connect (with people, not technology)
2. be active
3. take notice
4. keep learning
5. give


Read more : http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/psychological-wellbeing-environment-hand-in-hand


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