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Notes from the field: the value of observational data and natural history

The Pacific Conservation Biology Journal has introduced a new type of article called “Field Notes”. A Field Notes submission will revolve around a single high quality image of a species, observation, phenomena, or event that is of scientific interest and falls within the journal’s scope – conservation biology.

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International Year of the Reef 2018 - Find us online

A key to making the International Year of the Reef a success is making sure that people can find us in order to learn about the events and organizations that they can get involved with.

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Disappearing Mosquitoes Leave Clues About Basic Ecology

In 2011, Island Conservation, USFWS, and TNC removed invasive rats from Palmyra Atoll to protect native species. Now researchers have found that disease-carrying mosquitoes have disappeared.

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Reefscape: A global reef survey to build better satellites for coral conservation

While science has fully documented only a small portion of reef species that occur around our planet, we know that human activities have taken an extensive toll on reef ecosystems worldwide...This post is the first in a series that will chronicle field work ongoing for the next year to develop an understanding of reef characteristics that need to be monitored from Earth orbit.

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