Peer-reviewed Articles - Biology

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Coral reefs are dynamic systems whose composition is highly influenced by unpredictable biotic and abiotic factors. Understanding the spatial scale at which long-term predictions of reef composition can be made will be crucial for guiding conservation efforts....

["Climate Change Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Mathematical Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3290
4 citations
378 downloads
2,451 views

Given the rapid population decline and recent petition for listing of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus L.) under the Endangered Species Act, an accurate estimate of the Eastern, migratory population size is needed. Because of difficulty in counting individual...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Entomology","Mathematical Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3221
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The science of ecosystem service (ES) mapping has become increasingly sophisticated over the past 20 years, and examples of successfully integrating ES into management decisions at national and sub-national scales have begun to emerge. However, increasing model...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Mathematical Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2814
7 citations
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Counteracting the worldwide trend of coral reef degeneration is a major challenge for the scientific community. A crucial management approach to minimizing stress effects on healthy reefs and helping the recovery of disturbed reefs is reef protection. However,...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Mathematical Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1732

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