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Effects of biological monitoring and results outreach on private landowner conservation management
Sustained management efforts by private landowners are crucial for the long-term success of private land natural resource conservation and related environmental benefits. Landowner outreach is a primary means of recruiting ...
Soil Disturbance Effects from Tethered Forwarding on Steep Slopes in Brazilian Eucalyptus Plantations
Traditional timber harvests on steep slopes have been conducted through labor-intensive and sometimes environmentally impactful methods, such as manual felling with chainsaws and extraction using bladed skid trails, winching, ...
Skateboards as a Sustainable Recyclable Material
The exact number of skateboards manufactured every year is unknown, but it is estimated to be in the millions. Most skateboard decks are made from a high grade of maple (Acer spp.) veneer plywood and typically last only a ...
Rural versus urban perspective on coastal flooding: The insights from the U.S. Mid-Atlantic communities
(Elsevier B.V., 2018-10-17)
El Niño-Southern oscillation and under-5 diarrhea in Botswana
(Nature Research, 2019-12-20)
Childhood diarrheal disease causes significant morbidity and mortality in low and middle income countries, yet our ability to accurately predict diarrhea incidence remains limited. El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) has ...
An “ideal lignin” facilitates full biomass utilization
Lignin, a major component of lignocellulosic biomass, is crucial to plant growth and development but is a major impediment to efficient biomass utilization in various processes. Valorizing lignin is increasingly realized ...
Properties of Shredded Wood Pallets
(Virginia Tech. Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design, 2018-02-02)
About 321 million wooden pallets are repaired every year in the United States. During the pallet repair process, unusable pallets are ground into mulch that is often used for animal bedding or other sensitive applications. ...
Making leaps in amphibian ecotoxicology: translating individual-level effects of contaminants to population viability
(Ecological Society of America, 2012-09)
Concern that environmental contaminants contribute to global amphibian population declines has prompted extensive experimental investigation, but individual-level experimental results have seldom been translated to ...
ICESat-2 Early Adopter Summary Results
Caveating Behavior Modification Approaches to Conservation