In Brazil, many smaller dams disrupt fish more than large hydropower projects

A small hydropower dam in Brazil. Credit: Victor Baptista The development of small hydropower dams is widespread throughout Brazil and elsewhere in the world, vastly overshadowing large hydropower projects. The proliferation of these smaller dams is a response to growing energy and security needs. Their expansion, however, threatens many of the remaining free-flowing rivers and […]

Mini Circular Saws For All Your At-Home Projects

Whether you’re operating with a small workshop or looking for a convenient device for DIY projects, having the right tool is essential. Depending on your budget, buying a mini circular saw can also save you a buck, especially if you never needed a larger model in the first place. The market for saws ranges in […]

A case study in why major projects must also be investments in health

The Victorian government has committed to removing 75 road/rail level crossings across Melbourne by 2025. That’s the fastest rate of removal in the city’s history. The scale of the investment—at least A$14.8 billion—and the project’s ripple effects mean it could do more to transform the city’s public transport system than the Metro Tunnel project. All […]

Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns — ScienceDaily

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

Managing large-scale construction projects to avoid cost overruns

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be better managed so that cost overruns are minimized. The study forthcoming in the Journal of Marketing is titled “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The […]

13 tips, tricks, and projects to start 2021 off right

You may find this little seat has countless uses around your home. (Courtney Starr/) It’s been a tumultuous year, but we’ve learned a lot. Here at PopSci DIY, we started 2020 happily testing methods of reheating pizza and ended it trying to figure out how to prevent our glasses from fogging up while we wore […]

New report projects severe coral bleaching globally in this century — ScienceDaily

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science. “New report projects severe coral bleaching globally in this century.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 November 2020. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201120132615.htm>. University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science. (2020, November 20). New report projects severe coral bleaching globally in this century. ScienceDaily. Retrieved November 22, 2020 from […]

Study projects more rainfall in Florida during flooding season

IMAGE: (a) Map of the correlation between Atlantic SSTs and precipitation for June – October in GPCP (squares) and rain gauges (circles). (b and c) correlation between Atlantic SSTs and precipitation… view more  Credit: Jeremy Klavans MIAMI–A new study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science projects an […]

Study projects more rainfall in Florida during flooding season

(a) Map of the correlation between Atlantic SSTs and precipitation for June – October in GPCP (squares) and rain gauges (circles). (b and c) correlation between Atlantic SSTs and precipitation by month in nClimDiv (b) and rain gauges (c). Credit: Jeremy Klavans A new study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School […]