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Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
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Just published in @PeerJLife - Mahalanobis distances for ecological niche modelling and outlier detection: implications of sample size and error Research from @tretherington @mwlr_nz https://t.co/ZKSpLCPtPv #Biogeography #Ecology #EnvironmentalSciences https://t.co/tfkVmfgtRX

A great article I helped peer review published today in @thePeerJ https://t.co/7gckFzafSr #Ecology #PlantScience #EnvironmentalImpacts #SpatialandGeographicInformationScience

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on nitrogen dioxide levels in Nigeria https://t.co/4IUMwquCUO @thePeerJ https://t.co/5En1La5fyb

Bootstrap methods can help evaluate monitoring program performance to inform restoration as part of an adaptive management program https://t.co/1D7i2xSEHT @thePeerJ https://t.co/NZ7biFdex3

PAPER ALERT: #EcosystemServices show variable responses to future climate conditions in the Colombian #páramos https://t.co/Qbk0o0pve6 @thePeerJ @Carolina_Tovar1 @MauricioDiazgra @KewScience @inst_humboldt @MincienciasCo

Response of net primary productivity to grassland phenological changes in Xinjiang, China Read the full @PeerJLife article https://t.co/PbGqVhBEFu #ClimateChange #Biology #Spatial #Vegetation https://t.co/Du0WeFEJon

Central Asia is one of the driest regions in the world with a unique water cycle and a complex moisture transport process. Just published in @PeerJLife - Stable isotope compositions of precipitation over Central Asia https://t.co/7wMDpEM0Fn #AtmosphericChemistry #Ecohydrology https://t.co/QYhILXlGGv

How to clean, reuse or hack a coronavirus mask
https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/2020/04/27/how-clean-care-for-store-and-reuse-masks-protect-coronavirus-n-95-elastometric-homemade-covid-19/5148025002/

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