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There are 84 million acres of iconic, treasured and sacred places protected in America’s over 400 national parks – and it all belongs to you. This is your land.
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The Foundation is committed to providing balanced information regarding the use of water as a renewable energy resource in the Northwest USA.
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Fred Pryor Seminars and CareerTrack, divisions of PARK University Enterprises, Inc., create one of the most respected international providers of professional seminars. Since pioneering the one-day seminar in 1970 as Fred Pryor Seminars, their organization has built a reputation for high-quality, convenient, and practical business-skills training around the world, in every industry and sector.

Today, with more than 10 million satisfied customers, they continue to provide superior training from Fred Pryor Seminars and CareerTrack. Their cutting-edge research and course development are... More →
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This Special Publication of the Geological Society of London will be an important tool for geoscientists, aimed at increasing the awareness of their societal role and responsibility in conducting education, research and practice activities.

What are the responsibilities of a geoscientist? And what motivations are needed to push geoscientists to practice the Earth sciences in an ethical way? The major environmental challenges affecting human communities require not only a strictly scientific and technical preparation by the geoscientists, but also a reflection on their broader oblig... More →
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Andrew Waltho reports in an article beginning on page 15 that employment prospects for Australian professional geoscientists declined further in the last quarter of 2015 according to the results of the latest, quarterly survey by the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG). At 31 December 2015, the unemployment rate among Australian geoscientists was 18.7% and the underemployment rate was 23.4%. The combined unemployment and under-employment rate of 42.1% was the highest recorded since the AIG surveys commenced in mid-2009.

Less than 50% of self-employed geoscientists were able ... More →
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Earth science lesson plans and educational resources for K-12 educators were compiled by GSA’s Subaru Distinguished Earth Science Educator
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The information in these pages is provided by individual companies and agencies. AGI offers no warranty or endorsement of these organizations. Essays Listings in: Petroleum Industry, Mining Industry, Environmental Consulting, Federal Government, National Laboratories, State Agencies, and K-12 Education.
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The IELTS4U online training Centre provides you all the IELTS tips you need, IELTS Exam Preparation Materials, IELTS Tests, Online Exercises. Learn Anytime, Anywhere comprehensively and Test your skills as many times as you want through IELTS4U.
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Coal-based electricity provides 51% of America's electricity. Despite its role in providing essential, affordable, and increasingly clean power, coal-based electricity has its detractors, often based upon incorrect information or outdated beliefs.

The International Research Center for Energy and Economic Development (ICEED) is a non-profit organization that provides relevant information and research on national and international energy issues.
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Outstanding collection of URL on various geoscience topics by Illini geologists.
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Tim Worstall suggests that there is an interesting piece in the WSJ going over the salient points of the robots are going to steal all our jobs story. You know, once robots can do everything better than humans can then we will all be left starving in a howling wasteland as none of us will have any jobs any more. Because people are using the wrong mental model of what technology does to jobs. The assumption is that in the past, sure, new technology has destroyed jobs, but it has also created new jobs at the same time. All we have to hope is that the robots create more jobs than they destroy and... More →
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KET provides support to teachers in sciences, including earth sciences.
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Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.... More →
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A generalized reference to most subjects Nuclear Power. It contains good resources and graphics generated from Google but it lacks focus of treatment but is of historical interest. Most are pre-2012 references at last visit.

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The purpose the Linkpedia management is to give the 1.2 Billion mobile youths a chance to connect socially through their shared passions and interests thus creating a global network with access to all perspectives, as opposed to the often p... More →
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Eliene Augenbraun, in a editorial in Scientific American, opines that scientists know how important their work is to America, and a science advocacy group thinks politicians should know it too.

Because researchers work on solving problems that every politician should care about, including climate risks, clean energy, new materials, emerging diseases and a wide range of technologies that can fuel economic growth, the Science Coalition, a group of universities that lobbies for federal investments in research, is sponsoring an event called Super Science Tuesday. It is a video compilati... More →
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Martha Aviles opines that even for glass-half-full type of people, the oil and gas downturn is lasting longer than we wish. And for those that are the glass-half-empty type, the slump in prices has lasted so long that you may be passed the bury your head in the sand strategy and on to something has to be done. Either way, the scary headlines keep filling our newsfeeds and cluttering our mindshare and can make it feel hopeless, but it does not have to be. Here are 3 ways to make the downturn good for you and your organization.

First, you can take time to filter through all the noise ... More →
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Andrew Sharp opines that it may be a while before robots blend in at dinner parties, win an election, or discuss the nature of selfhood with their human handlers as envisioned in Isaac Asimov science fiction. But though they are yet to take over the world, robots are quietly taking over our jobs.

They do not look much like Asimov robots, but they aree working in manufacturing, warehouses, software. One example is the driverless trucks that could soon put millions of truckers out of work. There are even driverless tractors, as if we needed to get rid of more agriculture workers.
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McDougalLittell provides software & on-line materials to teach earth science and other topics.
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MidwestGeo introduces you an exclusive MidwestGeo Members-Only specials. Subscription to On-Demand Webinars. Choose the option that best serves you, your office or your entire company. Pay one low price, expand your knowledge base, and gain unlimited access to your choice more than 100 on-demand webinars from our complete catalog, during a 15-month subscription period.

The Midwest GeoSciences Group began in 1996 with the idea that consultants could significantly improve subsurface characterization using a few simple improvements to their approach and boring logs. Tim Kemmis and Dan ... More →
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Mike Figliuolo opines that while you may have a seat at the decision making table, your recommendations may get lost in the technical translation management. Many times this occurs because the recommendation is created and delivered in a manner that, while it makes sense to you, it lacks a compelling story from management (or the decision makers perspective).

Learn to apply critical communication skills used by persuasive leaders. Discover a new thought process that helps you cut through the mental clutter and deliver clear and compelling recommendations.

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MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.
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The curators at NMMNH&S direct scientific research & collection activities for the Museum. In recent years, our curators have conducted field research in the US-Mexico borderlands in cooperation with several Mexican universities and scientific agencies.
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Attorney Massmann reports that on 27 November 2015, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted a new Criminal Code No. 100 2015 QH13, which takes effective from 01 July 2016. This new Criminal Code will replace the old Criminal Code in 1999 and its amending or guiding documents. Notably, the new Criminal Code provides new sanctions for violations in employment sector. Details of these sanctions involve ...

1. Illegal Dismissal of Employees

2. Employment of Employees Under Age 16

3. Evading Payment of Social Insurance, Health Insurance, Unemployment Insurance
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The strategy being employed in La by proponents of ID is more subtle & potentially more difficult to challenge. They have sought to bestow on teachers the right to introduce non-scientific alternatives to evolution under the banner of "academic freedom".
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The latest Australian Geoscientist Unemployment Survey recorded the highest levels of geoscientist unemployment and underemployment since the survey series commenced.

Australian geoscientist unemployment in the September quarter of 2015 was 15.5% nationally, up slightly from the June quarter result of 15.2%. The underemployment rate was 21.2%, a significant increase on the 19.9% recorded in June. More than one third of underemployed geoscientists were unable to secure more than 10% of their desired workload.

Australian geoscientists have endured 12 months without any ... More →
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