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Emergencies are unforeseen combinations of circumstances (or their result), that call for immediate action. Particularly critical events may require egress or escape of people, away from an area containing imminent or ongoing threats, or hazards to lives and properties. To protect people‚Äôs lives and wellbeing, […]

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For geographic information system (GIS)-based environmental modelling and assessment, proper selection, collection, and pre-processing of primary or secondary data is paramount. To this end, several preliminary requirements have been identified (Reed, Brown et al. 2002), such as the need for the data to be complete, […]

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Reconciling marine conservation and fisheries management presents many challenges. This short commentary discusses a selection of key concepts, by framing them into a unifying context. Starting from the managerial challenges, we consider the goal of executive decisions, and the tools needed to implement them, and monitor […]

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Billions of electronic devices utilized daily worldwide depend on the energy supplied by high-performing lithium-ion batteries. As Li use grows rapidly and steadily, the risk of pollution, of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, is also likely to spread. To this end, understanding the broader effects on […]

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Historically, the conceptual framework used to study ecosystems relies on how ecosystem dynamics are unidirectionally affected by human activities on one side, and biogeophysical drivers on the other. This allegedly outdated approach ignores more complex interplays and feedbacks, and has been gradually replaced by a […]

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