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Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
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Gooseneck barnacles (Lepas spp.) ingest microplastic debris in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre
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Random forest as a generic framework for predictive modeling of spatial and spatio-temporal variables
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Ship noise extends to frequencies used for echolocation by endangered killer whales
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Honey bee success predicted by landscape composition in Ohio, USA
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Quantitative estimation of soil salinity by means of different modeling methods and visible-near infrared (VIS–NIR) spectroscopy, Ebinur Lake Wetland, Northwest China
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Radiocesium concentrations in wild mushrooms collected in Kawauchi Village after the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
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Modelling daily water temperature from air temperature for the Missouri River
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Biodegradation of Crystal Violet dye by bacteria isolated from textile industry effluents
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Combining UAV-based hyperspectral imagery and machine learning algorithms for soil moisture content monitoring
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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