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In Western countries dogs and cats are the most popular pets, and people are increasingly opposed to their rearing for the fur industry. In 2007, a Regulation of the European Union (EU) banned the use and trade of dog and cat furs, but an official analytical protocol...

["Biodiversity","Genetics","Molecular Biology","Veterinary Medicine","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4902
46 downloads
534 views

Law enforcement is widely regarded as a cornerstone to effective natural resource management. Practical guidelines for the optimal use of enforcement measures are lacking particularly in areas protected under sustainable and/or mixed use management regimes and...

["Legal Issues","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4856
63 downloads
440 views

Using hypothetical scenarios, we provided participants with potential opening statements to a conflict discussion that varied on I/you language and communicated perspective. Participants rated the likelihood that the recipient of the statement would react in a...

["Psychiatry and Psychology","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4831
6 citations
2,216 downloads
9,563 views

Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA. We address this need using oaDOI, an open online service that...

["Legal Issues","Science Policy","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4375
1 citation
743 downloads
2,623 views

Background The Brazilian Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest regions and plays a key role in biodiversity conservation as well as climate adaptation and mitigation. The government has created a network of protected areas (PAs) to ensure long-term conservation...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Environmental Sciences","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3902
2 citations
265 downloads
1,054 views

Background Illegal trade in rare wildlife species is a major threat to many parrot species around the world. Wildlife forensics plays an important role in the preservation of endangered or threatened wildlife species. Identification of illegally harvested or traded...

["Conservation Biology","Genetics","Veterinary Medicine","Zoology","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2900
135 downloads
1,209 views

Objectives. The primary objective of this study was to assess the rules governing secondary school pupils’ carriage of inhalers for emergency treatment of asthma in the North East of England. Design. This study was based upon a postal questionnaire survey. Setting....

["Health Policy","Pediatrics","Public Health","Respiratory Medicine","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2006
9 citations
2,490 downloads
3,342 views

The aim of this study was to identify the facets influencing job satisfaction and intention to quit of nurses employed in Turkey. Using a non-probability sampling technique, 417 nurses from six large private hospitals were surveyed from March 2014 to June 2014....

["Internal Medicine","Nursing","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1896
1 citation
670 downloads
2,897 views

Background. Little research exists on the impact of paid work on academic performance of students of health sciences. No research exists on this subject for students in Colombia. Objectives. This paper seeks to analyze the impact of paid work on academic performance...

["Health Policy","Nursing","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1838
2 citations
641 downloads
1,602 views

Background. The objective of this study is to propose the four conditions for the roles of honest brokers through a review of literature published by ten institutions that are successfully utilizing honest brokers. Furthermore, the study aims to examine whether...

["Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1506
2 citations
362 downloads
1,473 views

The relationship between clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry has placed clinical trials in jeopardy. According to the medical literature, more than 70% of clinical trials are industry-funded. Many of these trials remain unpublished or have methodological...

["Clinical Trials","Global Health","Public Health","Ethical Issues","Legal Issues"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1015
6 citations
498 downloads
3,432 views

In 1998, the United States sought and received International Maritime Organization-endorsement of two Mandatory Ship Reporting (MSR) systems designed to improve mariner awareness about averting ship collisions with the endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena...

["Biosphere Interactions","Conservation Biology","Legal Issues","Marine Biology","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.866
1 citation
602 downloads
1,343 views

There has been a steady decline in the number of applications to nephrology training programs. One solution is to decrease the number of available fellowship positions. Proponents believe that training programs have grown too big but the method for reduction has...

["Nephrology","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.720
2 citations
538 downloads
2,774 views

Background. Biobanks are an important research resource that provides researchers with biological samples, tools and data, but have also been associated with a range of ethical, legal and policy issues and concerns. Although there have been studies examining the...

["Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.500
5 citations
822 downloads
5,618 views

Whether the integration of genetic/omic technologies in sports contexts will facilitate player success, promote player safety, or spur genetic discrimination depends largely upon the game rules established by those currently designing genomic sports medicine programs....

["Medical Genetics","Public Health","Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.120

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