Biodiversity and Conservation

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Sizing ocean giants: patterns of intraspecific size variation in marine megafauna
31 citations · 85,875 views · 4,338 downloads
Arthropods of the great indoors: characterizing diversity inside urban and suburban homes
12 citations · 44,857 views · 4,109 downloads
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
52 citations · 34,936 views · 3,973 downloads
Regenerative agriculture: merging farming and natural resource conservation profitably
4 citations · 27,824 views · 4,008 downloads
The invasive New Guinea flatworm Platydemus manokwari in France, the first record for Europe: time for action is now
14 citations · 29,010 views · 1,564 downloads
Changes in the timing of departure and arrival of Irish migrant waterbirds
4 citations · 29,588 views · 349 downloads
Significant changes in the skin microbiome mediated by the sport of roller derby
44 citations · 25,740 views · 2,493 downloads
Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range
40 citations · 22,512 views · 4,155 downloads
Giant worms chez moi! Hammerhead flatworms (Platyhelminthes, Geoplanidae, Bipalium spp., Diversibipalium spp.) in metropolitan France and overseas French territories
2 citations · 24,483 views · 1,732 downloads
Assessing insect responses to climate change: What are we testing for? Where should we be heading?
55 citations · 21,264 views · 2,256 downloads

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Any chance it could be New Guinea flatworm? Hope not!

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African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) Populations Crash! Article: Journal:

@NHM_London ...and plenty to choose from in this great round-up of "ocean giants" by @DrCraigMc & co, ofc :) -

@realDonaldTrump What's really going down is the amount of leopard habitat. 63%-75% lost so far, and counting #scijack

A recent entomological survey found 100% of homes - and 68% of bathrooms - in North Carolina contain #spiders

Giant predatory worms invaded France, but scientists just noticed them

CNN: 'Our living dinosaurs' There are far fewer African elephants than we thought, study shows

New York Times: Leopards Are More Vulnerable Than Believed, Study Finds

Smithsonian: "Dozens of Insects and Spiders May Live in Every Room of Your House"

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong

Interview with the first-named author

Découverte en France du Plathelminthe de Nouvelle-Guinée

What roller derby can tell us about germs