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Rapid rise in toxic load for bees revealed by analysis of pesticide use in Great Britain (2018) PeerJ
Graciela Piñeiro –– This is an interesting and very important article and as such I am very glad to know that it was the most shared last month. It clearly demonstrates the high degree of th... Read more
Editor rating: 7 / 10James Reimer –– This work examines large-scale ocean circulation patterns as a factor in determining the severity of coral bleaching events - something that has been little discussed or examined in the literature until now.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Joseph Pawlik –– This paper can be added to a growing list of recent contributions that find no relationship between seaweed cover and fish abundance on Caribbean reefs. This study is important because of its temporal and spatial scale, which is different from other studies.
Editor rating: 7 / 10James Reimer –– An excellent review and summary of the state of knowledge of reproduction of Scleractinia in Western Australia that should provided references and information for coral reef workers not only in this region, but worldwide.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Budiman Minasny –– Permafrost soil is important
Editor rating: 7 / 10Mónica Medina –– Sharks are important ocean predators that are under major threat in unprotected areas but this study shows that even in protected areas, shark populations are in danger. The authors recommend more stringent measures to protect sharks from overfishing in the Galapagos Islands.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Vijai Kumar Gupta –– Excellent Article.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jenny Renaut –– A long-term study with important significance in forest and biodiversity management
Editor rating: 7 / 10Maria Rosaria Corbo –– The results of this paper demonstrating that H2-rich environments exert a direct influence on soil H2-oxidizing bacteria in addition to indirect effects on other members of the bacterial communities can be considered a significant contribution about the knowledge in the field.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Robert Costanza –– A new way of looking at species importance.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Magnus Johnson –– Noise pollution is a really important issue that garners less attention than it should.
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