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Carbon Nanotubes are among the most promising materials for the technology industry. Their unique physical and chemical proprieties may reduce the production costs and improve the efficiency of a large range of products. However, the same characteristics that have made nanomaterials interesting for ...

Author(s)
Cimbaluk, G. V.; Ramsdorf, W. A.; Perussolo, M. C.; Santos, H. K. F.; Assis, H. C. da S. de; Schnitzler, M. C.; Schnitzler, D. C.; Carneiro, P. G.; Cestari, M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 215-223
Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the cytotoxicity and attachment/invasion potential of thermophilic Campylobacter isolates regarding their cdtABC sequence types and virulence-associated gene content. A total of 33 Campylobacter spp. were identified from 750 stool samples isolated from patients ...

Author(s)
Ghorbanalizadgan, M.; Bakhshi, B.; Najar-Peerayeh, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2018, 114, pp 213-218
Abstract

The recent Zika virus epidemic has highlighted the potential risk of introducing the arbovirosis to Europe, especially within the Mediterranean region where the vector, Aedes albopictus, has become established as an invasive species. In this context, a comprehensive evaluation of the risk of...

Author(s)
Salazar, P. M. de; Jané, M.; Maresma, M.; Plasencia, A.
Publisher
Ediciones Doyma S.L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Gaceta Sanitaria, 2018, 32, 1, pp 101-105
Abstract

Predation by cats is one of the largest threats to land-based Australian mammals. Although cat control programs are controversial, an understanding of community attitudes can help shape outreach programs designed to raise awareness and increase public support for management goals. This study...

Author(s)
Travaglia, M.; Miller, K. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 2018, 25, 2, pp 153-173
Abstract

Rural-amenity migration is changing the social and ecological compositions of landscapes globally. The in-migration of new landholders is contributing to significant biophysical changes to rural landscapes, as well as the weakening of collective awareness, knowledge and skills needed to manage...

Author(s)
McKiernan, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2018, 61, 8, pp 1419-1437
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Volunteers play an important role in the management of natural habitats. Understanding what motivates volunteers to join conservation initiatives and how motivations change over time is essential to enhance the environmental and social benefits of their engagement. Using a repeated qualitative...

Author(s)
Pagès, M.; Fischer, A.; Wal, R. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 2018, 61, 5/6, pp 904-923
Abstract

Studies have attempted to disentangle the relationships between urban properties and species richness patterns by studying them within the urban-rural gradient context, the Island Biogeography framework, or the patch-matrix approach. We compared and contrasted these frameworks, to highlight their...

Author(s)
Malkinson, D.; Kopel, D.; Wittenberg, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Landscape and Urban Planning, 2018, 169, pp 260-268
Abstract

To reduce the spread and impacts of invasive species in human-dominated landscapes, numerous and diverse residents often need to engage in individual as well as collective invasive species control efforts on their property and in their community. Combating invasion thus requires an understanding of ...

Author(s)
Niemiec, R. M.; Asner, G. P.; Brodrick, P. G.; Gaertner, J. A.; Ardoin, N. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Landscape and Urban Planning, 2018, 169, pp 70-80
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Forest plantations composed of pines, eucalypts and wattle are threatened by wildfires that are responsible for an average annual loss of 700 ha. Communities neighbouring forest plantations and illegal settlers (estimated at?>3000) occupying some areas within plantations are the major sources of ...

Author(s)
Jimu, L.; Nyakudya, I. W.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
World Development Perspectives, 2018, 9, pp 56-58
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The main aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the alien invasive bivalve Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774) in the nutrient dynamics of temperate estuarine systems (oligohaline areas) under climate change scenarios. The scenarios simulated shifts in climatic conditions, following salinity ...

Author(s)
Coelho, J. P.; Lillebø, A. I.; Crespo, D.; Leston, S.; Dolbeth, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2018, 204, pp 273-282

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