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Hunting event offers healing for soldiers - Bloomington Pantagraph

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Hunting event offers healing for soldiers
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HOOAH (Healing Outside Of A Hospital) is a transitional program offered by the soldier and family assistance center at Fort Campbell.
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Jim Rogers: Skip the MBA, get an agriculture degree - CNBC.com

Jim Rogers: Skip the MBA, get an agriculture degree - CNBC.com | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
That's why the famed investor advises young people to pursue careers in farming rather than in finance. "If you've got young people who don't know what to do, I'd urge them not to get MBAs, but to get agriculture degrees," ...
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Homelessness, PTSD, and Drug Abuse: The Government is Failing Our Veterans - IVN News

Homelessness, PTSD, and Drug Abuse: The Government is Failing Our Veterans - IVN News | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Deseret News Homelessness, PTSD, and Drug Abuse: The Government is Failing Our Veterans IVN News In August, the VA and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its latest round of funding to public housing organizations to...
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The Best Reporting on Mental Trauma and the U.S. Military (#MuckReads)

The Best Reporting on Mental Trauma and the U.S. Military (#MuckReads) | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
We’ve compiled some of the best journalism on the mental traumas faced by a generation of servicemen and women, and the military’s struggle to treat them.
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Transparent organic solar cells could contribute to greener buildings

Transparent organic solar cells could contribute to greener buildings | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
A new design for a semi-transparent plastic solar cell may be an important step toward the advance of building-integrated photovoltaics.
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Wilderness survival experts share close calls and life-saving tips - KTVB

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Wilderness survival experts share close calls and life-saving tips
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BOISE -- In the past couple months, we've seen people stranded in Idaho's wilderness. Some survived and came home, others did not.
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Vets can rake in freebies all day and all night - USA TODAY

Vets can rake in freebies all day and all night - USA TODAY | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Vets can rake in freebies all day and all night
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You served your country. On Veterans Day, if you play your cards right, it's going to serve you right back — on the house.
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Researchers identify plants that could be mined for metals - Phys.Org

Researchers identify plants that could be mined for metals - Phys.Org | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Researchers identify plants that could be mined for metals Phys.Org Antony van der Ent, from the Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation (CMLR) at UQ's Sustainable Minerals Institute said researchers had identified dozens of new plant species...
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VA To Compare Ways To Treat PTSD - Vermont Public Radio

VA To Compare Ways To Treat PTSD - Vermont Public Radio | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
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Credit Charlotte Albright. Dr. Paula Schnurr, deputy executive director of the National PTSD Center in White River Junction, is leading a study about PTSD treatment methods.
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5 Mobile Fundraising Apps for Do-Gooders and Nonprofits

5 Mobile Fundraising Apps for Do-Gooders and Nonprofits | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
5 Mobile Fundraising App for Nonprofits Since the launch of the iPhone on June 29, 2007 many mobile fundraising apps have been released, but few have been successful. Some apps were based on good ideas, but ahead ...
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Senate bills would force people nationwide to buy green energy

Senate bills would force people nationwide to buy green energy | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Senate Democrats have begun a renewable energy blitz, with two bills mandating an increase in renewable use through 2025. Sens.
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Horse Therapy For PTSD Sufferers - KMOX.com

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Horse Therapy For PTSD Sufferers
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LOUIS (KMOX) - Wanted: St. Louis area veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) after serving in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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What's at risk if we don't slow global warming? The survival of ...

Brian Merchant interviewed Former Vice President Al Gore about climate change and the future. Gore is optimistic, but also doesn't hold back in expressing his concern for the future of humanity.
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Biofuel industry renews push to make ethanol from plant waste - Kansas City Star

Biofuel industry renews push to make ethanol from plant waste
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Abengoa isn't saying publicly how much the plant will cost, but it is thought to be a half billion dollars.
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Psychologists Propose Horrifying Solution to PTSD in Drone Operators

Psychologists Propose Horrifying Solution to PTSD in Drone Operators | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Drone operators often kill their targets from a continent away, but studies suggest that even thousands of miles of distance cannot mitigate war's devastating psychological effects. But just wait until you hear how researchers ...
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Hopewell Couple's appreciation for servicemen spurs successful non-profit - Timesonline.com

Hopewell Couple's appreciation for servicemen spurs successful non-profit - Timesonline.com | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Hopewell Couple's appreciation for servicemen spurs successful non-profit Timesonline.com Although the two already were providing for military patients on an unofficial basis, in 2009, they started Hats Off To The Soldiers, a 5013(c) non-profit for...
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Merkle Names Antony Danzy Vice President, Nonprofit Practice - 4-traders (press release)

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Merkle Names Antony Danzy Vice President, Nonprofit Practice
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Danzy will be focused on leading key nonprofit clients to develop insights driven, multichannel donor-centric programs.
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Microsoft Signing Long-Term Deal to Buy Wind Energy in Texas - Microsoft Green Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Microsoft Signing Long-Term Deal to Buy Wind Energy in Texas - Microsoft Green Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
We’re buying 110MW of wind energy in Texas to help power our data centers. Learn how our #carbonfee made it possible http://t.co/D2wzlSlIyf
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Marathon blasts triggered PTSD symptoms for veterans, BU study finds - Boston Globe

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Some veterans called in sick in the days afterward, while one, an alcoholic struggling to stay sober, resumed drinking.
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Organic sellout: USDA guts organic rules to protect mega-farms - San Jose Mercury News

Organic sellout: USDA guts organic rules to protect mega-farms - San Jose Mercury News | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Organic sellout: USDA guts organic rules to protect mega-farms San Jose Mercury News When most Americans think about organic meat or eggs, they picture animals on small farms, allowed to root in the soil, feel sun on their backs, and engage in...
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Military Actions: Veteran recalls experiences, finds healing - Lima Ohio

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Military Actions: Veteran recalls experiences, finds healing Lima Ohio For Reynolds, who attributes his ability to talk freely about his Vietnam experience to the spiritual healing he has experienced as a Christian, his experience in the military...
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Measuring and Reporting Nonprofit Outcomes | NTEN

While a not-for-profit's effectiveness has always included a focus on how funds are utilized, the big picture of accountability must also show how the funds are being invested in their mission. For-profit businesses have pre-set ...
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9 tips for chemical-free weed control - Daily Press

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9 tips for chemical-free weed control
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If you're taking a chemical-free approach to home weed control, you've most likely discovered it can be a real challenge.
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How Do We Measure Nonprofit Effectiveness? | NTEN

How Do We Measure Nonprofit Effectiveness? | NTEN | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Just a few years ago, the only measure for a nonprofit's effectiveness was the percent they spent on overhead expenses. If a nonprofit spent a magic 20% or less on non-program expenses they were deemed worthy of ...
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'Voyeuristic Intimacy' May Be Why Drone Pilots Get PTSD - Business ...

'Voyeuristic Intimacy' May Be Why Drone Pilots Get PTSD - Business ... | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Drone pilots spend more time getting to know the enemy and their neighbors than they do pulling the trigger.
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