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Can 365 Years of Climate History Help Prevent Crises in East Africa?

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For a long time, a majority of African countries have not been proactively mitigating the negative impact of drought and flood events. As a result, relief initiatives are often too late to stem the loss of lives and other social and economic impacts. To address this challenge, and assessing tree-based data from 1665 through 2014, scientists developed the TANA chronology, a historic dataset named after Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile River running through Ethiopia.

$500,000 Contribution from AT&T to the OASIS Institute Will Provide Critical Technology Training for Mature Adults

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ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The OASIS Institute received a $500,000 contribution from AT&T that will help narrow the technology skills gap for adults over 50.

Older Americans are going online more than ever, but still lag behind the overall adult population when it comes to internet usage. According to a 2012 report of the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 53 percent of American adults over 65 were online, compared to 82 percent for all. 

How Do You Keep Your (Young) Top Talent?

By Sodexo guest blogger Randy Emelo
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A recent study published in The Harvard Business Review estimates that the average young, talented worker only stays at the same job for 28 months before moving on to another company. The same report stated that nearly three-quarters of a company’s young high-achieving employees are actively looking for other opportunities outside of their company, and are interviewing with another company at least once a year.

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