Biodiversity and Conservation

VSEARCH: a versatile open source tool for metagenomics
199 citations · 9,037 views · 1,646 downloads
Swarm: robust and fast clustering method for amplicon-based studies
129 citations · 11,892 views · 1,706 downloads
Real-time bioacoustics monitoring and automated species identification
74 citations · 16,515 views · 3,220 downloads
Assessing insect responses to climate change: What are we testing for? Where should we be heading?
48 citations · 19,072 views · 2,182 downloads
Swarm v2: highly-scalable and high-resolution amplicon clustering
42 citations · 3,169 views · 613 downloads
Sequencing 16S rRNA gene fragments using the PacBio SMRT DNA sequencing system
41 citations · 8,638 views · 1,676 downloads
Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby
41 citations · 24,380 views · 2,400 downloads
Non-pneumococcal mitis-group streptococci confound detection of pneumococcal capsular serotype-specific loci in upper respiratory tract
38 citations · 2,075 views · 505 downloads
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
35 citations · 30,903 views · 3,581 downloads
Contribution of insect pollinators to crop yield and quality varies with agricultural intensification
36 citations · 6,285 views · 1,577 downloads

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@juncostink https://t.co/Zu44v5F7oG "Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby" I thought you could appreciate this article!

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African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) Populations Crash! Article: https://t.co/CJisTzWtuT Journal: https://t.co/JMJdQ1Ou4P

Los elefantes africanos al borde de la extinción - In Spanish
http://ecosistemas.ovacen.com/elefantes-africanos-extincion/

Daily Maverick: "Counting Africa’s beleaguered elephants: Massive two-year census finds alarming declines"
http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2016-08-30-counting-africas-beleaguered-elephants-massive-two-year-census-finds-alarming-declines/#.V9BKfphriUl

GeekWire: "Paul Allen’s Great Elephant Census confirms catastrophic decline in Africa"
http://www.geekwire.com/2016/paul-allen-great-elephant-census-decline-africa/

The Washington Post: "The largest-ever survey of elephants in Africa reveals startling declines"
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/08/31/the-largest-ever-survey-of-elephants-in-africa-reveals-startling-declines/

Huffington Post: "A New Elephant Census Shows The Devastating Impact Of Poaching"
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/elephant-census-poaching_us_57c7573be4b0e60d31dd1580

Popular Science: "FIRST AFRICA-WIDE ELEPHANT CENSUS SHOWS DROPPING POPULATIONS"
http://www.popsci.com/african-savannah-elephant-populations-are-dropping-sharply-census-indicates

NPR Radio Slot: "Often On The Move, Restless Elephants Are Tough To Count — And Keep Safe"
http://www.npr.org/2014/08/18/341409802/often-on-the-move-restless-elephants-are-tough-to-count-and-keep-safe

NPR: "African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent"
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/08/31/492124724/african-elephant-population-declines-by-30-percent

Mashable: "Historic census reveals the true plight of Africa's elephants"
http://mashable.com/2016/08/31/great-elephant-census-paul-allen/#k55QZ.pZ6sqi

The Guardian: "Poaching drives huge 30% decline in Africa's savanna elephants"
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/31/poaching-drives-huge-30-decline-in-africas-savannah-elephants