While the Northwest US has seen massive infernos in recent years, a new report shows its forests actually are experiencing a historical deficit of fires. That deficit could be fueling recent, dangerous wildfire seasons.
The total waste generated by obsolete or broken down electronic devices specially mobile phone, battery and charger in Bangladesh was estimated to be 400,000 tons for the year 2018, which is expected to exceed 4.62 million tons by 2035.
Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani says the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) has no executive power left, calling for change to the structure of the six-member regional intergovernmental political and economic union.
Three-quarters of Japanese companies have no female senior executives and the vast majority say women account for less than 10 percent of management, a Reuters poll showed, underscoring an uphill battle for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ‘Womenomics’ push.
More Indian women are enrolling at management schools. The postgraduate program for 2017-19 at India’s best b-school, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), saw its ratio increase to 28 percent from 21 percent in the previous batch and 14 percent the year before.
An Iranian agricultural official has said it is not logical to achieve self-sufficiency in the production of a crop at all costs, adding other factors and aspects need to be taken into account when making efforts to that end.
Opioid painkillers are slowly being questioned as the best option for pain management as studies suggest they may prolong pain or make it worse, and a new study suggests the drugs may not be the best option for sickle cell disease patients who often experience excruciating pain.
Two groups of researchers, one studying forests in Europe and the other studying forests around the world, have found that forest management may not be the answer to slowing global warming that some had hoped, and that forests have other climate impacts that are not being taken into consideration when making global climate predictions. Both groups have published papers describing their studies and findings in the journal Science.
Reliefs provided by Iran's nuclear deal and the country’s embarking on a new era of interaction and cooperation with the world would positively affect scientific progress. A proper management and long-term planning as well as applying scientific achievements in industry and trade would lead to remarkable growth.