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Perceptions and Practices: A Survey of Professional Engineers and Architects
This descriptive cross-sectional research study examines perceptions of time spent by architects and professional engineers on reading, writing, and evaluating various information products, as well as their perspectives ...
Management trade-off between aboveground carbon storage and understory plant species richness in temperate forests
(Ecological Society of America, 2013-09)
Because forest ecosystems have the capacity to store large quantities of carbon (C), there is interest in managing forests to mitigate elevated CO2 concentrations and associated effects on the global climate. However, some ...
Cycad Aulacaspis Scale, a Newly Introduced Insect Pest in Indonesia
(Department of Biology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia; Indonesian Society for Biology, 2012-09)
Cycad aulacaspis scale (Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)) is native to Thailand and Vietnam. Since the early 1990s it has been spreading around the world due to the trade in cycad plants for ornamental ...
Challenges and experiences of women in the forestry sector in Nepal
(Academic Journals, 2011-05)
This article asks why there are relatively few women at the Institute of Forestry (IOF) and in the field of forestry in Nepal. It explores the obstacles to entering and succeeding in this male-dominated field from women’s ...
Mobile phones and women's empowerment in Maasai communities: How men shape women's social relations and access to phones
Mobile phones have been heralded by many as promising new tools to empower women throughout the Global South. However, some have asserted that new information and communication technologies (ICTs) may serve to amplify ...