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Citizen science approaches are of great interest for their potential to efficiently and sustainably monitor wildlife populations on both public and private lands. Here we present two studies that worked with volunteers to set camera traps for ecological surveys....

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Zoology","Science and Medical Education","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4536
4 citations
2,229 downloads
19,411 views

Organismal biology has been steadily losing fashion in both formal education and scientific research. Simultaneous with this is an observable decrease in the connection between humans, their environment, and the organisms with which they share the planet. Nonetheless,...

["Biodiversity","Entomology","Zoology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3972
3 citations
396 downloads
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Background. Background matching, as a camouflage strategy, is one of the most outstanding examples of adaptation, where little error or mismatch means high vulnerability to predation. It is assumed that the interplay of natural selection and adaptation are the...

["Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies","Marine Biology","Zoology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2051
769 downloads
1,586 views

Students embarking on a bioscience degree course, such as Animal Science, often do not have sufficient experience in mathematics. However, mathematics forms an essential and integral part of any bioscience degree and is essential to enhance employability. This...

["Agricultural Science","Zoology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.463
8 citations
581 downloads
2,487 views

In the Central Red Sea, healthy coral reefs meet intense coastal development, but data on the effects of related stressors for reef functioning are lacking. This in situ study therefore investigated the independent and combined effects of simulated overfishing...

["Biosphere Interactions","Ecology","Marine Biology","Science and Medical Education","Zoology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.339

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