Environmental Science

Quantitative estimation of soil salinity by means of different modeling methods and visible-near infrared (VIS–NIR) spectroscopy, Ebinur Lake Wetland, Northwest China
Danlin Yu –– Decent combination of modeling, filed experience, and data analysis
The contribution of Earth observation technologies to the reporting obligations of the Habitats Directive and Natura 2000 network in a protected wetland
Louise Willemen –– Decision makers need informative maps of wetlands. This study shows the variation in wetland maps resulting from different classification methods and as such highlighting the uncertainty of map classes. The way wetland maps are made impacts the planning and evaluation policies.
Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
David Roberts –– The Convention of the Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species will be discussion elephants and therefore this will be extremely important
Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales
Magnus Johnson –– Noise pollution is a really important issue that garners less attention than it should.
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My article has been published today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/aRILV3d3EA #Aquaculture,FisheriesandFishScience #ConservationBiology #EnvironmentalImpacts

Strategies for recovery of imbalanced full-scale biogas reactor feeding with palm oil mill effluent https://t.co/vfhleJydMl @thePeerJ https://t.co/QvvromynpI

Lead in the soil-root-plant system at Andes of Peru https://t.co/hDNA95P7eX via @thePeerJ

Determining the influencing factors of preferential flow in ground fissures for coal mine dump eco-engineering https://t.co/zTSbsCgFLc @thePeerJ https://t.co/E6C4pFkQaS

123 days ago
Grazer density and songbird counts https://t.co/haphkOnhzL przez @thePeerJ

Starting the new year with my first ever publication. It's a little lengthy, but give it a read/ skim if you like! We tried out fish pots in Nunavut's Greenland halibut fishery.

124 days ago
Les comparto un artículo científico, en el que soy una de las coautoras, y que acaba de ser publicado en la revista PeerJ, titulado Objetivo Aichi 18 más allá del 2020. Está disponible de manera gratita aquí: https://t.co/JK4p4MGwHD 1/ @DarwinFound @CientificasEC

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