The gender wage gap persists even in the ‘sharing economy.’
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Even when they offer similar listings, female hosts tend to charge less than their male counterparts.
Dealing with customers every day can put significant stress on hospitality workers.
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New research shines light on what is driving hospitality workers – like waiters and hotel workers – to abandon the industry as part of the ‘great resignation.’
A helicopter drops water on a forest fire in Alaska.
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A new study finds more deciduous trees like aspen are growing in after severe fires in the region, and that has some unexpected impacts.
The authors didn’t examine diners’ perceptions of polka-dot masks specifically.
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The positive reaction to service workers wearing masks varied by region, with those in the West on the high end and people in the Midwest at the low end.
Agriculture is the dominant cause for the increasing N₂O concentrations. Emissions must be reduced if we hope to stabilise Earth’s climate.
Talking about race is important, but not every family does it – or does it well.
In a recent survey, more than three-quarters of white parents of 6- to 11-year-olds said they didn’t talk to their kids very much about racism.
Corporate boards with women on them are more likely to recall dangerous products.
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After firms add more women to their board, dangerous medical products are recalled more quickly.
A Pennsylvania dairy farmer watches 5,500 gallons of milk swirl down the drain.
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It’s not as easy as you might think to divert food intended for schools and restaurants and send it to grocery stores or even food banks.
Race, region and grades all play a role.
Success in finding an internship is tied to factors that range from prior experience to local unemployment rates, new research has found.
Sustainable farming can reduce nitrous oxide emissions.
Measurements and modelling have found nitrous oxide emissions, a greenhouse gas 265 times more potent than carbon dioxide, are significantly higher than previously reported.
Una mujer china camina junto a un cartel que muestra el logotipo de Huawei en Pekín, China, el 12 de diciembre de 2018.
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A los funcionarios de inteligencia de muchos países les preocupa que la empresa pueda estar ayudando al gobierno chino a espiar a empresas, unidades militares y agencias gubernamentales.
A major Chinese technology firm is under international scrutiny for its potential role in spying.
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Intelligence officials in many countries are concerned the company could be helping the Chinese government spy on companies, military units and government agencies.
Gulf Coast oysters on the half shell at Wintzell’s, Mobile, Ala.
Oysters are big business along the Gulf Coast, but raising them off-bottom – which yields a premium product – is just starting there. Hurricane Michael showed it won’t be easy.
Cumberland Island National Seashore off the coast of Georgia.
How do the narrow ribbons of sand that line the Atlantic and Gulf coasts withstand the force of hurricanes? The answer lies in their shape-shifting abilities.
A honey bee sniffs a cherry blossom.
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Pollination by commercially raised bees is important to a variety of crops but none more than California almonds. In turn, beekeepers depend on them.
Whiteflies - Africa’s main cassava pest causes damage to crops.
Crop losses in African countries due to insect pests are estimated at 49%. However, with some species losses can climb up to 100%.
Interstate 69 in Humble, Texas is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.
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Many people may have stayed put during Hurricane Harvey because no storm that big had struck Texas since 1961. But like New Orleans after Katrina, Texas is likely to be much better prepared next time.
Demonstration farms showcase agricultural techniques and technologies to improve crops.
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Demonstration farms are a key way in which new knowledge can be transferred to farmers around the world.
Solar generation in Golmud, China.
As President Trump pulls the US out of the Paris climate accord, China is cutting pollution and dominating clean energy manufacturing. Now it can claim global leadership for those actions.
Hydroponic vertical farming system.
Urban consumers in Africa are rapidly growing and they are demanding high quality, pesticide free food.