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A Walk on the Wild Side

Exploring the majestic Carnarvon Gorge

Expect the unexpected when you are hiking in the Carnarvon Gorge.

Embrace the experience when things change. And learn from that. 1,782 more words

Lucky Dip

Climb

Climb the mountains and get
their good tidings. Nature’s
peace will flow into you as
sunshine flows into trees.
The winds will blow their
own freshness into you, and… 26 more words

Culture

A Date with a Dove

Richard Baines – North York Moors National Park Turtle Dove Officer

Was Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, a birdwatcher? As she sat about looking pretty with doves fluttering around her feet maybe she wondered when Turtle Doves would arrive back in Yorkshire from Africa that year! 249 more words

North York Moors

Modern Life Is Rubbish, Part Four: The Quiet Revolution

Having painted a rather bleak and depressing picture of modern life in the first three parts, I feel it appropriate to offer a more constructive and positive conclusion in the final part of this series. 1,293 more words

Social Issues

Bridging the Gap: How Supervisors’ Perceptions of Guanxi HRM Practices Influence Subordinates’ Work Engagement

This study aims to provide new insights into the relationship between supervisors’ perceptions of guanxi human resource management (HRM) practices and their subordinates’ work engagement. We used a three time-lagged sample from 45 work groups and 205 employees in a state-owned organisation (Study 1) and cross-sectional data from 101 work groups and 413 employees in 101 different organisations (Study 2) to test our hypotheses. 58 more words

Tell Me What I Wanted to Hear: Confirmation Effect in Lay Evaluations of Financial Expert Authority

In real life, people engage in interactive decision processes by consulting with experts. However, before taking advice, they must recognise the authority of an expert to assess the quality of the advice. 179 more words

Immunotoxicity in green mussels under perfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure: Reversible response and response model development

Abstract

The immunotoxicity of 4 commonly detected perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), namely, perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), and perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) was investigated by measuring biomarkers of the immune profile of green mussels, … 219 more words