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Genome evolution of blind subterranean mole rats: Adaptive peripatric versus sympatric speciation

By: Li K., Zhang S., Song X., Weyrich A., Wang Y., Liu X., Wan N., Liu J., Lovy M., Cui H., Frenkel V., Titievsky A., Panov J., Brodsky L., Nevo E.
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Speciation mechanisms remain controversial. Two speciation models occur in Israeli subterranean mole rats, genus Spalax: (more…)

Negotiating a dual deficit: the work of student support between conservative audacity and tempered radicalism

By: Sapir A.
Published in: Studies in Higher Education
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Student support practitioners, who provide students with academic, emotional and social support, are integral to higher (more…)

Salt pans as a new archaeological sea-level proxy: A test case from Dalmatia, Croatia

By: Bechor B., Sivan D., Miko S., Hasan O., Grisonic M., Rossi I.R., Lorentzen B., Artioli G., Ricci G., Ivelja T., Spada G., Brook A.
Published in: Quaternary Science Reviews
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2020 |  Link
Description: Reconstruction of paleo relative sea level (RSL) is based on multi-proxy disciplines including archaeology. Saltpans, li (more…)

Redox evolution and the development of oxygen minimum zones in the Eastern Mediterranean Levantine basin during the early Holocene

By: Zirks E., Krom M., Schmiedl G., Katz T., Xiong Y., Alcott L.J., Poulton S.W., Goodman-Tchernov B.
Published in: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Oxygen Minimum Zones (OMZs) are expanding in modern oceans due to anthropogenically-driven climate and environmental cha (more…)

Climate change impacts on vector-borne diseases in Europe: Risks, predictions and actions

By: Paz S.
Published in: The Lancet Regional Health – Europe
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
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Diatom algae-indicators of water quality in the lower Zarafshan river, Uzbekistan

By: Barinova S., Mamanazarova K.
Published in: Water (Switzerland)
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: This work is the first, the purpose of which was a comprehensive assessment of the ecological state of the lower reaches (more…)

Cooling degree models and future energy demand in the residential sector. A seven-country case study

By: Castaño-Rosa R., Barrella R., Sánchez-Guevara C., Barbosa R., Kyprianou I., Paschalidou E., Thomaidis N.S., Dokupilova D., Gouveia J.P., Kádár J., Hamed T.A., Palma P.
Published in: Sustainability (Switzerland)
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: The intensity and duration of hot weather and the number of extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, are increasing, l (more…)

Reduced magnitude and shifted seasonality of CO2 sink by experimental warming in a coastal wetland

By: Sun B., Yan L., Jiang M., Li X., Han G., Xia J.
Published in: Ecology
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Coastal wetlands have the highest carbon sequestration rate per unit area among all unmanaged natural ecosystems. Howeve (more…)

Considering change with archaeological data: Reevaluating local variation in the role of the ~4.2k BP event in Northwest China

By: Jaffe Y.Y., Hein A.
Published in: Holocene
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Humanities  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Over the past two decades, environmental studies in research on prehistoric China have been gaining popularity and impor (more…)

New materials of the white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum and auerochs Bos primigenius from a Late Pleistocene terrace of the Oued el Haï (NE Morocco) – two elements of the Maghrebi Palearctic fauna

By: Aouraghe H., van der Made J., Haddoumi H., Agustí J., Benito Calvo A., Rodríguez-Hidalgo A., Lazagabaster I.A., Souhir Y.M., Mhamdi H., El Atmani A., Ewague A., Sala-Ramos R., Chacón M.G.
Published in: Historical Biology
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Most biogeographers considered the Maghreb to be part of the Palearctic biogeographic region, though it is relatively re (more…)

Cave paleozoology in the Judean Desert: assembling records of Holocene wild mammal communities

By: Lazagabaster I.A., Égüez N., Ullman M., Porat R., Wachtel I., Davidovich U., Marom N.
Published in: Journal of Quaternary Science
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Long temporal records of Holocene wild mammal communities are essential to examine the role of human impacts and climati (more…)

Environment and horticulture in the Byzantine Negev Desert, Israel: sustainability, prosperity and enigmatic decline

By: Langgut D., Tepper Y., Benzaquen M., Erickson-Gini T., Bar-Oz G.
Published in: Quaternary International
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Humanities  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: This study presents a comprehensive paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Byzantine and Early Islamic western Negev D (more…)

Rare crested rat subfossils unveil Afro-Eurasian ecological corridors synchronous with early human dispersals

By: Lazagabaster I.A., Rovelli V., Fabre P.-H., Porat R., Ullman M., Davidovich U., Lavi T., Ganor A., Klein E., Weiss K., Nuriel P., Meiri M., Marom N.
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Biotic interactions between Africa and Eurasia across the Levant have invoked particular attention among scientists aimi (more…)

In situ Estimation of Coral Recruitment Patterns From Shallow to Mesophotic Reefs Using an Optimized Fluorescence Imaging System

By: Nativ H., Scucchia F., Martinez S., Einbinder S., Chequer A., Goodbody-Gringley G., Mass T.
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Coral recruitment represents a key element for coral reef persistence and resilience in the face of environmental distur (more…)

The microbiome associated with the reef builder neogoniolithon sp. In the eastern mediterranean

By: Gefen‐treves S., Bartholomäus A., Horn F., Zaborowski A.B., Tchernov D., Wagner D., Oren A., Kaplan A.
Published in: Microorganisms
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: The development of coastal vermetid reefs and rocky shores depends on the activity of several reef builders, including r (more…)

Sclerites of the soft coral Ovabunda macrospiculata (Xeniidae) are predominantly the metastable CaCO3 polymorph vaterite

By: Drake J.L., Benayahu Y., Polishchuk I., Pokroy B., Pinkas I., Mass T.
Published in: Acta Biomaterialia
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Soft corals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) produce internal sclerites of calcium carbonate previously sh (more…)

A Late Pleistocene high-resolution paleoclimate reconstruction: insights from the archaeobotanical assemblage and the carbon isotope analysis of wild almond (Amygdalus sp.) from Raqefet Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel

By: Belli C., Caracuta V., Weinstein-Evron M., Yeshurun R., Boaretto E., Nadel D.
Published in: Quaternary Science Reviews
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Humanities  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Raqefet Cave is located in southeast Mount Carmel, Israel. It contains a long archaeological sequence with two major occ (more…)

Safety climate strength: The negative effects of cliques and negative relationships in teams

By: Arizon Peretz R., Luria G., Kalish Y., Zohar D.
Published in: Safety Science
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Social Welfare & Health Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: Safety climate is one of the most valid predictors of safety outcomes in organizations. Safety climate studies usually r (more…)

Plasticity of Porites astreoides Early Life History Stages Suggests Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems Act as Refugia in Bermuda

By: Goodbody-Gringley G., Scucchia F., Ju R., Chequer A., Einbinder S., Martinez S., Nativ H., Mass T.
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: As the devastating impacts of global climate change and local anthropogenic stressors on shallow-water coral reefs are e (more…)

The contribution of insects to global forest deadwood decomposition

By: Seibold S., Rammer W., Hothorn T., Seidl R., Ulyshen M.D., Lorz J., Cadotte M.W., Lindenmayer D.B., Adhikari Y.P., Aragón R., Bae S., Baldrian P., Barimani Varandi H., Barlow J., Bässler C., Beauchêne J., Berenguer E., Bergamin R.S., Birkemoe T., Boros G., Brandl R., Brustel H., Burton P.J., Cakpo-Tossou Y.T., Castro J., Cateau E., Cobb T.P., Farwig N., Fernández R.D., Firn J., Gan K.S., González G., Gossner M.M., Habel J.C., Hébert C., Heibl C., Heikkala O., Hemp A., Hemp C., Hjältén J., Hotes S., Kouki J., Lachat T., Liu J., Liu Y., Luo Y.-H., Macandog D.M., Martina P.E., Mukul S.A., Nachin B., Nisbet K., O’Halloran J., Oxbrough A., Pandey J.N., Pavlíček T., Pawson S.M., Rakotondranary J.S., Ramanamanjato J.-B., Rossi L., Schmidl J., Schulze M., Seaton S., Stone M.J., Stork N.E., Suran B., Sverdrup-Thygeson A., Thorn S., Thyagarajan G., Wardlaw T.J., Weisser W.W., Yoon S., Zhang N., Müller J.
Published in: Nature
SDGs : SDG 13  |  Units:   | Time: 2021 |  Link
Description: The amount of carbon stored in deadwood is equivalent to about 8 per cent of the global forest carbon stocks1. The decom (more…)