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Integrative and Translational Uses of Herbarium Collections Across Time, Space, and Species

This Research Topic aims to synthesize and inspire the frontier of integrative and translational research using herbarium collections to highlight their unharvested potential for addressing outstanding research questions and societal challenges.

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9/17/20
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. During this annual event, government and industry leaders come together to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. 

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9/11/20
Botanic garden solutions to the plant extinction crisis

Botanic gardens and arboreta have evolved significantly from their origins as oases
reserved for the elite, to the conservation powerhouses they are today, visited by

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9/9/20
Bartlett: Emerald Ash Borer Identification, Biology and Management

Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) was first discovered in southeastern Michigan in 2002.

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9/9/20
Climate change winners and losers: The effects of climate change on five palm species in the Southeastern United States

Palms (Arecaceae) are a relatively speciose family and provide materials for food, construction, and handicraft, especially in the tropics.

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9/8/20
BHS: Cyber Attacks: A Growing Threat

Cyber attacks are on the rise; in the first half of 2020 over 8 billion records were exposed. Ransomware has increased by 41% in 2020 and it is estimated ransomware costs will reach $6 trillion by 2021.

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8/10/20
Life in the treetops—An overview of forest canopy science and its future directions

Forests are currently under global threat from human activities, despite the fact that recent findings confirm trees are critical for the health of humans as well as for the entire planet.

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7/20/20
Wild bee declines linked to plant‐pollinator network changes and plant species introductions

Climate change and an increase in disturbed bee habitats from expanding agriculture and development in northeastern North America over the last 30 years are likely responsible for a 94 per cent loss of plant-pollinator networks, York University research

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7/20/20
The global tree restoration potential

The restoration of trees remains among the most effective strategies for climate change
mitigation.We mapped the global potential tree coverage to show that 4.4 billion hectares

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7/9/20
Bartlett: Root Collar Disorders

The root collar is part of the tree’s trunk and requires the movement of oxygen and carbon dioxide in and out of the phloem (inner bark) to survive.

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7/8/20

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