Data Science Applied to Sustainability Analysis, 2021, Pages 17-28
This book chapter advances SDGs 13 and 15 by presenting the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and approaches in conservation-related challenges.
25th May 2021
World Environment Day is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on June 5th, engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue. To mark World Environment Day 2021, Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters in support of this year's theme - Ecosystem Restoration.
Landscape Evolution, Landforms, Ecosystems, and Soils, 2021, Pages 301-338
This book chapter advances SDGs 13 and 15 by reviewing case studies of how landscapes respond to contemporary and future environmental change.
Elsevier, Journal of Thermal Biology, Volume 97, April 2021
Does thermal history influence thermal tolerance of the freshwater fish Galaxias zebratus in a global biodiversity hotspot?
Compared to other climate regions of the world, Mediterranean regions are likely to experience more severe effects of climate change as rainfall decreases and temperatures increase.
Earth Day is widely recognised as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behaviour and provoke policy changes. This day recognises and celebrates the Earth and its ecosystems as our home and highlights the need to protect earth to enhance people’s livelihoods, counteract climate change, and stop the collapse of biodiversity. To raise awareness of Earth Day 2021, Elsevier presents a curated list of free access journal articles and book chapters in support of this year's theme - Restore our Earth.
Spatial phylogenetics of butterflies in relation to environmental drivers and angiosperm diversity across North America
iScience, Volume 24, 23 April 2021
In this work, the authors take on a broad-scale quantitative assessment of butterfly biodiversity. They find with some examples of North American butterflies that shared biogeographic histories and trophic associations do not necessarily assure similar diversity outcomes.
Reimagining the relationship between Gondwanan forests and Aboriginal land management in Australia's “Wet Tropics”
iScience, Volume 24, 19 March 2021
In this article, we seek to draw upon a variety of multidisciplinary datasets that are yet to be compiled in a peer-reviewed publication, to support growing movements looking to re-cast the forests of the Wet Tropics as cultural landscapes as well as purely “primitive” Gondwanan remnants.
Elsevier, Heliyon, Volume 7, March 2021
Global warming has been affecting animal husbandry and farming production worldwide via changes in organisms and their habitats.
Elsevier, General and Comparative Endocrinology, Volume 303, 1 March 2021
Non-invasive hormone monitoring as a robust method for determining adrenocortical activity in injured, emaciated and oil-contaminated African penguins undergoing rehabilitation
Anthropogenic activity is a major driver of seabird injury and mortality in the 21st century.
Elsevier, iScience, Volume 24, 19 March 2021
Mangrove-dominated estuaries host a diverse microbial assemblage that facilitates nutrient and carbon conversions and could play a vital role in maintaining ecosystem health.