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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
An algorithm competition for automatic species identification from herbarium specimens

Plant biodiversity is threatened, yet many species remain undescribed. It is estimated that >50% of undescribed species have already been collected and are awaiting discovery in herbaria.

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7/6/20
Reshaping the future of ethnobiology research after the COVID-19 pandemic

A geographically diverse group of 29 ethnobiologists addresses three common themes in response to the COVID-19 global health crisis: impact on local communities, future interactions between researchers and communities, and new (or renewed) conceptual an

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6/29/20
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6/15/20
Bartlett: Ticks

There are about seventy-five species of ticks in the United States, present in nearly all habitats.

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6/10/20
If You Reopen, Will They Come? Four Factors Driving Attendance (DATA)

To what extent will guests return when cultural organizations reopen? These four factors will help inform your own organization’s near-term volume of visitation.

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6/1/20

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