Networking can make some feel 'dirty,' says new study
If schmoozing for work leaves you with a certain "ick" factor, that's not just awkwardness you're feeling. Professional networking can create feelings of moral impurity and physical dirtiness, shows a new ...
Managing water resources in forest restoration
Hundreds of thousands of acres on the Coconino National Forest are slated for thinning during the next 20 years. Two NAU researchers want the forest restoration efforts to result in better water quality and ...
Rapid-growth plantations eyed for water management
Utilising rapid-growth tree plantations could support water management in dryland farming systems while producing feedstock for bioenergy, new research contends.
Rainfall monitoring with mobile phones
Agriculture, water resource management, drought and flood warnings, etc.: rainfall monitoring is vital in many areas. But the observation networks remain insufficient. This is not the case for antennas for ...
Research shows too much executive turnover hurts companies
While some companies think shaking up their top management team will limit complacency and improve firm performance, research by University of Kansas School of Business professors shows that's not always true.
Geography Department launches websites providing data on Hawai'i's climate
The Geography Department in the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) has launched a new, interactive water resource management website on evapotranspiration that, ...
Information on tree genetic resources vital for conservation and sustainable management of forests
Urgent action is needed by countries to better manage forest genetic resources, to ensure that people can continue to rely on these resources for their nutrition, livelihoods and resilience over the long term. Ready access ...
Oil boom produces jobs bonanza for archaeologists (Update)
Drilling crews are eager to plunge their equipment into the ground. Road builders are ready to start highway projects, and construction workers need to dig.
Australia placed to be world water leader
Improved water productivity and increased export incomes are at the heart of a new National water management blueprint launched at the University of Melbourne today.
Seniors bolster workforce at Berlin start-ups
Tech start-ups may often be littered with empty pizza boxes, but at a Berlin IT firm, a mouthwatering aroma wafting across the desks promises something truly revolutionary—a tasty and wholesome home-cooked ...
Weight bias plagues US elections
Overweight political candidates tend to receive fewer votes than their thinner opponents, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University weight bias expert.
Enhanced online resource gives land managers "heads up" for invasive plants of Australia's future
A web resource that screens potential plant invaders under future climates and provides the information to land managers has been expanded to screen nearly 600 exotic plant species.
A hundred ways to sustain grasslands and ranchers now at your fingertips: New online tool
A new online tool is being launched today with nearly 100 beneficial management practices aimed at ranchers, conservation organizations, government and academic institutions in North America. Ranging from ...
Creativity and innovation need to talk more, study says
Creativity and innovation are not sufficiently integrated in either the business world or academic research, according to a new study by Rice University, the University of Edinburgh and Brunel University.