News tagged with management practices

Salvaging the ecosystem after salvage logging

After a forest fire burns a large swath across timberlands, logging companies often are not far behind. They come in to do what is called salvage logging—salvaging the timber that has not been completely ...

dateJan 07, 2015 in Environment
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Managing land into the future

Food production is the backbone of New Zealand's economy—and a computer modelling programme designed by a Victoria University of Wellington academic is helping ensure that farming practices here and overseas ...

dateSep 23, 2014 in Environment
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First Nation knowhow to help save our landscapes

The deep knowledge of First Nation (Aboriginal) people is being called on as part of a nationwide effort to stem the tide of extinction and decline that is engulfing the Australian landscape and its wildlife.

dateMay 08, 2014 in Ecology
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Health of ecosystems on US golf courses

Currently, there are more than 18,300 golf courses in the U.S. covering over 2.7 million acres. The ecological impacts of golf courses are not always straightforward with popular opinion suggesting that environmentally, ...

dateApr 10, 2014 in Ecology
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Culture clash impacts on bottom line

Flat organisations confuse foreign workers, and this in turn reduces Norwegian industrial efficiency. Norwegian researchers are now getting to grips with this issue. In collaboration with Grande Entreprenør and Kværner ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Economics & Business
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