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Lionfish (Pterois volitans / miles) are an invasive species in the Western Atlantic and the Caribbean. Improving management of invasive lionfish populations requires accurate total biomass estimates, which depend on accurate estimates of allometric growth. Sedentary...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27360v1
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Publications in reputed peer reviewed journals are often looked upon as tenets on which future scientific thought is built. Sometimes published information can be flawed and errors in published research should be expediently reported, preferably by a peer review...

["Conservation Biology","Ecology","Ethical Issues","Natural Resource Management","Population Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27349v1
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Anthropogenic environmental changes coupled with rapid population growth are altering the Earth’s biota at an unprecedented rate, posing an alarming threat to the long-term persistence of many species of both animals and plants. The Philippine archipelago includes...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27169v2
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The 21st century will undeniably represent a major turn in the development of human societies, as Earth’s limiting resources can no longer support the current pace of material consumption (supplemental file S1). In this context, Ripple et al. (2017) identified...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Ethical Issues","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27276v1
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Sustainability indicators are an important management tool used to realize and sustain the desired state of coastal zones. They simplify, quantify, analyze, and communicate the complexity of coastal zones. However, because of such simplification, indicator selection...

["Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27240v1
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Bears Ears National Monument (BENM) is a new, landscape-scale national monument jointly administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service in southeastern Utah as part of the National Conservation Lands system. As initially designated, BENM encompasses...

["Paleontology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3442v2
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The edible seaweed Caulerpa lentillifera, a powerful natural food source that is rich in protein, minerals, dietary fibers, vitamins, saturated fatty acids and unsaturated fatty acids, has been mass cultured in some Asian countries and has been the focus of researchers...

["Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27231v1
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This paper summarizes the current state-of-the-art in geomorphometry and describes the innovations that are close at hand and will be required to push digital terrain modeling forward in the future. These innovations will draw on concepts and methods from computer...

["Natural Resource Management","Ecohydrology","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27197v1
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Agriculture-to-urban water transfer is currently an important measure to meet the increasing water demand result from rapid industrialization and urbanization in China. Not only measuring benefits of agriculture-to-urban water transfer is critical to assess water...

["Ecosystem Science","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27131v1
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There is a lot of uncertainty about how we pick the best invasive species management strategies to improve the environment, local economy, and human well-being, as invasive species management involves complex and multidimensional challenges. Invasive species management...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Ecosystem Science","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27113v1
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Recovery planning is an essential part of implementing the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), but conservationists and government agencies recognize challenges with the current planning process. Using data from all U.S. domestic and transboundary ESA-listed species,...

["Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Science Policy","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2882v5
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The alpine landscape is rugged, dominated by glacial morphogenesis, comprising specific landforms of different sizes and shapes with a marked vertical relief and hierarchical-ordering of the forms. Digital geomorphometric analyses of such a land surface in a high...

["Computational Science","Natural Resource Management","Spatial and Geographic Information Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27078v1
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Stream temperature is an important exogenous factor influencing populations of stream organisms such as fish, amphibians, and invertebrates. Many states regulate stream protections based on temperature. Therefore, stream temperature models are important, particularly...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Statistics","Freshwater Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27069v1
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Long-term time series are necessary to better understand population dynamics, assess species' conservation status, and make management decisions. However, population data are often expensive, requiring a lot of time and resources. What is the minimum population...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3168v4
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Background. Malagasy rosewood (Dalbergia spp.) has attracted international attention for centuries due to the high quality and intense coloration of the wood. Rosewood was sourced from the time of the colonial era during the early 20th century. Extraction continued...

["Natural Resource Management","Forestry"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27062v1
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