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    BOSTON — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday he will activate up to 500 members of the National Guard to support understaffed hospitals across the state facing a surge of COVID-19 patients and to bolster non-emergency medical transportation needs. Up to 300 Guard members will begin training this week to...
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    A framework to prioritize disease risk between wildlife and livestock

    In their latest research, Khanyari and colleagues develop a three-step framework to assess cross-species disease transmission risk between migrating wildlife and livestock in data-limited...

    Bee abundance estimates vary by collection method and flowering richness

    Monitoring bee populations is becoming increasingly important and commonplace, but do current methods produce reliable estimates of bee communities? Authors Marirose Kuhlman and Philip...

    Streetlights disrupt both flying and crawling invertebrates—but not in the same ways

    A new study by Lockett and colleagues explores how the proximity, intensity and colour of streetlighting impacts arthropods occupying different spatial niches, by simultaneously...

    Weighing-in: universally applicable biometric conversion equations to support comparative assessment of invasive freshwater bivalves

    Invasive bivalves continue to detrimentally impact freshwater ecosystems worldwide, with their ecological effects often being standardised by body size or biomass measurements. In their...

    Behind the cover 2:3 – Sand addition augments gharial nesting in degrading aquatic habitats

    Gaurav Vashistha and colleagues describe their latest research attempting to reverse the observed decline in gharial nesting by improving nesting site conditions. Find out...

    Semi-natural grassland strips promote agricultural biodiversity depending on species characteristics

    New research by Maas and colleagues shows how the interplay between species-specific traits, functions, and services can inform more targeted, sustainable management of agricultural...

    Restorative recreation: One landowner’s restoration experience in Iowa’s Loess Hills

    In his latest From Practice article, author and landowner Patrick Swanson describes his experience restoring a native prairie remnant in Iowa’s Loess Hills and...

    Use of avian GPS tracking to mitigate human fatalities from bird strikes.

    Air traffic has increased significantly in recent years, from 1.674 billion passengers in 2000 to 4.397 billion passengers in 2019.  However, this growth has...

    Effectively integrating experiments into conservation practice

    How can evidence be generated from conservation practice? In their latest review, Nancy Ockendon and colleagues seek to raise awareness of opportunities to embed...

    Small but damaging: low-head barriers can cause selective effects on river fish communities

    Artificial barriers are widespread and abundant in rivers worldwide, contributing to the global decline in freshwater biodiversity. In their latest research, Jones and colleagues...

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