Articles, Videos, etc.

Article: “The Good Life? It’s Close to Home”

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/what-happy-families-know/the-good-life-its-close-to-home/

Article: “Can Retail Space Be an Extension of the Public Realm? A Look at Seattle’s Third Place Books”

http://www.pps.org/blog/can-retail-space-be-an-extension-of-the-public-realm/

Article: “A Brief History of Happiness: How America Lost Track of the Good Life–and Where to Find It Now”

http://www.yesmagazine.org/happiness/how-america-lost-track-of-the-good-life-and-where-to-find-it-now

Article: “Seeking Recourse Against Polluters, Call to ‘Claim the Sky’ as Common Good Intensifies”

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/12/22/seeking-recourse-against-polluters-call-claim-sky-common-good-intensifies

Article: “Landscapes may shape learning”

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/blogs/24-hour-dorman/landscapes-may-shape-learning-20151215

Article: “We Need to Bring Nature Back into Cities”

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130530-bringing-nature-back-into-cities?ocid=fbfut

Article: “What You Can Do About Climate Change: Seven Simple Guidelines for Thinking about Carbon Emissions”

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/12/03/upshot/what-you-can-do-about-climate-change.html?smid=fb-share

Article: “Edible landscapes expanding in Iowa City”

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/edible-landscapes-expanding-in-iowa-city-20151207

Article: “Nature promotes healthier lives and communities”

http://www.thegazette.com/subject/opinion/nature-promotes-healthier-lives-and-communities-20151208

Article: “What Bees and Forests Can Teach You about Successful Leadership”

http://www.inc.com/dayna-baumeister/what-can-nature-teach-us-about-social-innovation.html

Article: “Trudeau says Indigenous people can teach the world how to care for the planet”

http://aptn.ca/news/2015/11/30/trudeau-says-indigenous-people-can-teach-how-to-care-for-the-planet/

Article: David Bollier, “Burns Weston: Champion of Commons Law (1933-2015)

http://www.onthecommons.org/magazine/commoner/burns-weston-champion-of-commons-law-1933-2015

Article: “How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain”

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/22/how-nature-changes-the-brain/?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=2

Article: “When Languages Die, Ecosystems Often Die With Them”

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-07-15/when-languages-die-ecosystems-often-die-them

Video: “Do Trees Communicate?”

Video: “Nature Deficit Disorder: KQED Quest”

Article: “With ‘Off-Planet’ Mining Bill, US Congress Seeks to Privatize Outer Space”

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/11/13/planet-mining-bill-us-congress-seeks-privatize-outer-space

Video: NatureRx

Article: George Monbiot, “If Children Lose Contact with Nature They Won’t Fight For It”

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/nov/19/children-lose-contact-with-nature?CMP=share_btn_fb

Video: “Sounds of the Prairie”

Video: “Nature Deficit Disorder”

Article: “What If We Owned the Internet Together? It’s Time to Bring the Co-op Revolution to the Web”

http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/what-if-we-owned-the-internet-together-its-time-to-bring-the-co-op-revolution-to-the-web-20151109

Video: “Elie Wiesel: Exile and Redemption”

Video: “TEDxTC – Winona LaDuke – Seeds of Our Ancestors, Seeds of Life”

Video: “Minobimaatisiiwin – the good life | Winona LaDuke | TEDxSitk”

Video: “Winona LaDuke on returning land to American Indians”

Website: White Earth Land Recovery Project

http://welrp.org/

Article: Anna Bernasek and D. T. Mongan, “How Much Would You Pay for Air? It Sounds Absurd at First–But They Already Got You to Pay for Water”

http://www.alternet.org/books/how-much-would-you-pay-air-it-sounds-absurd-first-they-already-got-you-pay-water

Article: Robert W. Lucky, “Understanding Openness: The choice between closed versus open innovation is not always simple”

http://spectrum.ieee.org/at-work/innovation/understanding-openness?utm_content=buffer174c2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Article: “Bill Gates: The Private Sector Is Inept. The World’s Richest Man Doubts that the Private Sector Is Up to the Job.”

http://www.alternet.org/economy/bill-gates-private-sector-inept

Video: “Creative Commons and Copyright Info”

Video: “A Shared Culture” (Creative Commons License)

Video: “What Is Creative Commons License?”

Video: “David Bollier on Governing the Digital Commons”

Article: “David Byrne: The internet will suck all creative content out of the world”

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/oct/11/david-byrne-internet-content-world?CMP=share_btn_tw

Video: “Open to the Public?”

Article: “All the ‘Happy Birthday’ song copyright claims are invalid, federal judge rules”

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-happy-birthday-song-lawsuit-decision-20150922-story.html

Article: “Born in the Basement and Never Left”

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/27/nyregion/born-in-the-basement-and-never-left.html?WT.mc_id=2015-OCTOBER-FB-MC5-AUD_DEV-1001-1031&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=MOBILEFULLPAGE&_r=0

Website: David Bollier

http://www.bollier.org/

Website: Onthecommons.org

http://www.onthecommons.org/

Article: George Monbiot, “Human…and Kind: Fascinating new lines of research suggest that we are good people, tolerating bad things.”

http://commondreams.org/views/2015/10/14/human-and-kind

Video: “What’s Next for Our Global Commons–with David Bollier and James Quilligan”

Video: “Commons: An Interview with David Bollier”

Video: “Wendell Berry, Poet and Prophet,” Interview with Bill Moyers

http://billmoyers.com/episode/wendell-berry-poet-prophet/

Website: The Aldo Leopold Foundation

http://www.aldoleopold.org/home.shtml

Article: “Organic farms in Iowa increase as demand for specialty food grows”

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/money/agriculture/2015/09/17/organic-farms-iowa/72358920/

Article and Video: “Stunning Short Film ‘Home’ Reminds Us We’re Part of Something Greater”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/home-film-global-citizen_56042454e4b00310edfa51f3

Article: “Chief Seattle’s Screenwriter” (article about where the supposed “Chief Seattle speech” really came from)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ann-medlock/chief-seattles-screenwrit_b_72510.html

Video: “Linda Hogan Reading at the 2006 Dodge Poetry Festival”

Video: “Read About Author Interview: Linda Hogan”

Video: “Contemporary Writers Series: Linda Hogan”

Music Video: Talking Heads, “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody)”

Article: “Sweeping study of US farm data shows loss of crop diversity the past 34 years”

http://phys.org/news/2015-09-farm-loss-crop-diversity-years.html

Article: “Marine population halved since 1970 – report”

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-34265672

Article: “The Leap Manifesto: A Call for Caring for the Earth and One Another”

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/09/15/leap-manifesto-call-caring-earth-and-one-another

Article: “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration”

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/10/the-black-family-in-the-age-of-mass-incarceration/403246/

Video: “bell hooks & john a. powell: Keynote Dialogue at Othering & Belonging Conference April 2015″

Radio: “Iowans Find New Ways of Forming Community”

iowapublicradio.org/post/iowans-find-new-ways-forming-community#stream/0

Video: Robert Putnam, “Community Engagement in a Changing America”

Unwelcome Mat Is Out at Some of New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/08/nyregion/unwelcome-mat-is-out-at-some-of-new-yorks-privately-owned-public-spaces.html?smid=fb-share

Humankind Has Halved the Number of Trees on the Planet

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/09/03/humankind-has-halved-number-trees-planet

Robert Macfarlane: Why We Need Nature Writing

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/nature/2015/09/robert-macfarlane-why-we-need-nature-writing

NatureRx

http://www.nature-rx.org/

Urban Farming Growing on Locals

http://daily-iowan.com/2015/09/03/urban-farming-growing-on-locals/

Homemaking Together: Restoring the Family Ecosystem

http://www.onbeing.org/blog/homemaking-together-restoring-the-family-ecosystem/7666

Developers Build Walkable Neighborhoods with Focus on Community Wealth

https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/walkable-neighborhoods-developers-community-wealth

How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/07/22/how-nature-changes-the-brain/?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0

Connecting Over Soil

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/09/01/connecting-over-soil

To My Daughter, On Living with Nature

https://seasonalight.wordpress.com/2015/08/31/to-my-daughter-on-living-with-nature/

Video: Hope in the Modern World with Scott Russell Sanders

Video: Divinity in the Mortar: An Interview with Scott Russell Sanders

Video: Conversations: Scott Russell Sanders

Food is community

UI study finds local food movement rooted in relationships and values

http://now.uiowa.edu/2015/08/food-community