Special emphasis in this conversation will be placed on the role international mechanisms can play as relevant drivers of
behaviour change, notably those focusing on relevant sectors and able to produce information that is responsive to the
needs of national stakeholders to promote gender equality. Speakers will show how evidence on gender equality can be
used to hold actors to account at the international level and what challenges remain.
smartpower also learned from over seven years of message research in the area of renew-
able energy and energy efficiency that the “environmental” message is not the answer to
motivate consumers to purchase renewable energy technologies. Consumers already under-
stand the environmental benefits of solar power, but those benefits have not been persua-
sive enough to broaden market adoption.
In spite of the limited evidence about the behaviour of mutual funds in emerging
markets, mutual fund investment in these areas has grown markedly over the past decade at a
quicker pace than even the developed markets have shown. The growth in mutual fund
investment is influential because it shapes the future development in the securities market and
has important policy implications. The high proportion of institutional investors creates more
timely information and therefore makes the market more efficient.
Children and adolescents with good mental health are able to achieve and maintain
optimal psychological and social functioning and well-being. They have a sense of
identity and self-worth, sound family and peer relationships, an ability to be productive
and to learn, and a capacity to tackle developmental challenges and use cultural
resources to maximize growth. Moreover, the good mental health of children and
adolescents is crucial for their active social and economic participation.
The level of education is expanding in the field of medical science, and the demand for cosmetic
surgeons in India is at an all time high. Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is a fine tuned branch of
medicine and requires intensive training. After an MBBS degree ,students would have to pursue a
three-year Masters in Surgery (MS) degree and decide upon their area of specialization. The MS
degree involves a house job, a junior residency and a senior residency for one year each.
There is one reported proposed entry – of
Schroder Investment Management through
the acquisition of a significant minority stake
in an existing AMCor trust company and also
one reported proposed exit, viz. Fidelity
This growth serves to demonstrate that,
at a fundamental level, there are many
significant global and local players that
consider the Indian mutual fund industry
to be attractive. It is necessary to
understand the mix of investors, distributors,
types and number of schemes as factors that
contribute to a sustainable and profitable
The Capital Market Climate Initiative (CMCI) is a UK initiative, bringing together experts from the
financial and public sector to help deliver private climate financing at scale in developing countries by:
identifying deliverable propositions to mobile private capital; developing a base of evidence build
developing country interest and support; and building private sector confidence in the feasibility of the task
Understanding the origins of humanity has long been one of our foremost
intellectual pursuits, and one that greatly interests the general public as
evidenced by museum attendance and by numerous media productions
and general interest publications. Progress toward an improved understanding
of our heritage is a continuing challenge for the scientific community, requiring
advances in a range of disciplines that include archaeology, anthropology, geology,
biology, oceanography, and genetics, and particularly research advances in
areas where two or more of these fields intersect.
The different sources of potential confounding in time series studies of air pollution and
mortality can be broadly classiﬁed as either measured or unmeasured. Important measured
confounders include weather variables such as temperature and dewpoint temperature. Daily
temperature measurements are readily available for metropolitan areas in the USA and numer-
ous studies have demonstrated a relationship between temperature and mortality which is gen-
erally positive for warm summer days and negative for cold winter days (e.g. Curriero et al.
Writings on hygiene and health have been accessible for centuries, but never before have books and
magazines on these subjects been as numerous as they are today. Most of the information is so general, vague
and indefinite that only a few have the time and patience to read the thousands of pages necessary to learn
what to do to keep well. The truth is to be found in the archives of medicine, in writings covering a period of
over thirty centuries, but it is rather difficult to find the grains of truth.
Health is the most valuable of all possessions, for with health one can...
Among the recommendations of the report: a restoration economy
that creates jobs through coastal repair and environmental
monitoring; creation of a health care network with the proficiency to
diagnose and treat environmental exposures; immediate increase in
mental health care; independent seafood monitoring; future
research that does not only study those impacted but also provides
Protected areas are considered essential for biodiversity conservation and the main
hope we have of halting the extinction of many threatened or endangered species.
Since protected areas can also be a significant source of financial benefits their
management is complicated and dependent on many external factors. It has been
demonstrated that careful economic and social development are preconditions for
successful protected area management.
In this volume I present some examples of Elementary Functions, cf. also Calculus 1a, Functions of
One Variable. Since my aim also has been to demonstrate some solution strategy I have as far as
possible structured the examples according to the following form
A Awareness, i.e. a short description of what is the problem.
D Decision, i.e. a reflection over what should be done with the problem.
I Implementation, i.e. where all the calculations are made.
C Control, i.e. a test of the result.
This is an ideal form of a general procedure of solution.
By explicitly demonstrating spatial links from ecosystems to people and the strength of the flow of ecosystem services, we can better demonstrate how people gain value from ecosystem services. Beyond demonstrating the value of ecosystem services to individuals, improved maps of provision, use, and benefit flows can help guide various policy applications for ecosystem services. This can lead to both fuller appreciation of value by the groups that benefit most from nature’s services, and a better body of knowledge to enable sound decision making by society....
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We next turn to the BLS occupation projection data in order to provide more specifics
about particular areas of high demand. These areas are sources of both near-term and future job
growth. We begin with health care, which has continued to add jobs even during the recession.
Investments in ARRA, especially in health information technology, will create additional
opportunities for workers. We then discuss occupations associated with clean energy and the
environment. The Occupation Information Network (O*Net) lists energy as a high-demand
Birds are housed in large structures with floor areas ranging from 12,000 square feet to more than
20,000 square feet. Buildings have automated feeders and either bell-type, nipple, or cup watering
systems. Broilers and turkeys are raised on deep litter (wood shavings) in open-floor environments
where birds can move freely throughout the house. A production cycle for broilers generally lasts six
weeks, after which birds are removed to market.
To raise the immense sums necessary for these vast undertakings,
new stock was occasionally created. The original shares in the com-
pany, were 500 livres each; but the new stock which was created from
time to time, was rated at an advanced price; at the last creation of new
shares, the subscription price was advanced to 5000 livres: and so much
were the expectations of the public excited, and such was the competi-
tion for the possession of the stock, that these same shares sold on the
public exchange for 10,000 livres.
The Centre collaborates with its host institution in Florence, the Istituto degli Innocenti, in selected areas of work.
Core funding for the Centre is provided by the Government of Italy, while financial support for specific projects
is also provided by other governments, international institutions and private sources, including UNICEF
The statements in this publication are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or
the views of UNICEF.
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