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Living on the edge: ecological and cultural edges as sources of diversity for social-ecological resilience. A few summers ago, on a berry-picking expedition to a local mountain on Vancouver Island, one of us (NT) observed that by far the most productive and highest quality blueberries and huckleberries (Vaccinium ovalifolium, V. alaskaense, V. parvifolium, V. deliciosum) occurred not in the dense old growth subalpine forest, nor in the dry, hot center of a nearby clearcut, but in the area of confluence between the two, and especially at the edge of a creek. Here, right at the juncture of the forest, the creek, and the clearing, the picking was prime; buckets were filled in minutes, whereas in the dense forest and the center of the 15-year old clearcut, although the berry bushes were growing there, it would have taken hours to glean any quantity of berries. This kind of experience has been repeated among people all over the world in their search for and exploitation of the foods and materials they need for their survival. 1.
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How to Know What Your True Purpose in Life Is. Which is not to say that it is bad. It is good to experience many different things. But these people end up going around in circles.