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The Role of Tourism and Recreation in the Spread of Non-Native Species: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Lucy G. Anderson, Steve Rocliffe, Neal R. Haddaway, Alison M. Dunn, Robert Britton
2015 PLoS ONE  
Our results provide quantitative evidence that the abundance and richness of non-native species are significantly higher in sites where tourist activities take place than in control sites.  ...  However, a global assessment of the relationship between tourism activities and the introduction of non-native species-particularly in freshwater and marine environments-is lacking.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Paul Stebbing for reviewing a draft of the manuscript. Author Contributions Conceived and designed the experiments: LGA.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140833 pmid:26485300 pmcid:PMC4618285 fatcat:xoly63tgojd73hifhkggskhvdi

"Just One of the Challenges of 21st-Century Life": Oscar Pistorius in the Court of Arbitration for Sport

David McArdle
2008 SCRIPTed: A Journal of Law, Technology & Society  
exemplified in the United Kingdom by the failed attempts to apply ECHR Article 8 rights to sporting activities, for example in Smith and Gough v Chief Constable of Derbyshire 40 (the imposition of football  ...  His best times in the sprint events fall far short of the Olympic qualifying times, and although Athletics South Africa (the domestic governing body) had a discretion to choose him for its six-man 4 x  ... 
doi:10.2966/scrip.050208.404 fatcat:5yu4kt67obg3ngk5pfevm6dsay

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for diabetes

J Colquitt, C Green, M Sidhu, D Hartwell, N Waugh
2004 Health Technology Assessment  
Non-UK purchasers will have to pay a small fee for post and packing. For European countries the cost is £2 per monograph and for the rest of the world £3 per monograph.  ...  The Cochrane Library was searched for RCTs, reviews and protocols and the Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Group was consulted regarding any ongoing activity.  ...  Drawbacks: difficulty for women in dressing to accommodate pump, and removal of pump for watersports QoL: not reported Saurbrey, 1988 90 Random crossover N: 21; end of study: 19 Number preferring  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta8430 pmid:15488165 fatcat:hyx5oi2yo5bwrbkas62et6h22e

Surface water isolates of hemolytic and non-hemolytic Acinetobacter with multiple drug and heavy metal resistance ability

Sevilay Akbulut, Fadime Yilmaz, Bulent Icgen
2013 Journal of Water and Health  
Acinetobacter in surface waters are a major concern because of their rapid development of resistance to a wide range of antimicrobials and their ability to persist in these waters for a very long time.  ...  Due to a possible health risk of these pathogenic bacteria, a need exists for an accurate assessment of their acquired resistance to multiple drugs and metals.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Dr Wondwossen Abate for help in running the LAL assays.  ... 
doi:10.2166/wh.2013.304 pmid:24642427 fatcat:ylp3vbm7xrefvegnrotcbqun54

Internet Marketing Essentials [article]

Draper Larson
2015 Zenodo  
This framework for evaluating websites is a useful tool for determining actions that will be most beneficial for the success of a website.  ...  (visitors engage in some type of desired behavior), and, if the owner wants to earn money from the website, (3) generate revenue.  ...  The URL is converted to an IP address (Internet Protocol address-the Internet Protocol is a standardized set of procedures for locating computers connected to the internet and for transferring information  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5913331 fatcat:kghf2ejbrnajnfzmps6u3ok2cu

A Study in Performance Footwear: The Design of a Wakeskate Shoe [article]

Kristine Vodon, University Of Calgary, Barry Wylant
Lastly, the parameters of the footwear industry are explored to ensure a strong understanding of the industry sector for this project.  ...  The outcome of these efforts aim to produce a sustainable piece of footwear design that meets the demands of a rider engaged in the sport of wakeskating.  ...  and communication in any watersport.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/36417 fatcat:oyjfs47fs5dbpkhbmxkni3y6iq

A world AwAy Duke connections save medical student's life Assistant Editor Contributing Writers Graphic Designer Photography

Jenny Jones, Marty Fisher, Jim Rogalski, Bernadette Gillis, Karyn Hede, David Pickel, Michael Benford, Kenneth Hawkins, Jared Photography, Megan Lazarus, Les Morr, David Todd (+12 others)
2012 unpublished
My annual State of the School talk in February marks the beginning of a new season in Durham. Soon after, our campus brightens with flowers, and lush green leaves return to the trees.  ...  We send out acceptances to a highly select group of medical school applicants and start to feel the energy of the new class.  ...  Dzau, MD, chancellor for health affairs and CEO for Duke University Health System, said Semans "has truly been the heart and soul of Duke Medicine."  ... 

Late cochlear implanted adults with prelingual deafness in Southern New Zealand: exploring their long-term needs [article]

Emily Spence, University Of Canterbury
The results from the first round were used to inform the development of the survey for the second round.  ...  Of these needs, 26 met needs and 18 unmet needs were identified as being important by a majority of the participants in the second round.  ...  When aligned with the WHO ICF model, the identified needs fall within the areas of body functions and structures, and activity and participation, with significant interaction between the domains and the  ... 
doi:10.26021/8798 fatcat:k3qxxtlju5e5zj2w5i7bdi442i

Editorial Board Coordination Editorial Board International Advisory Board Digital Circulation: Media, Materiality, Infrastructures Guest Editors' Introduction Lecture Scenario A Second Round of Digital Circulation

Attila Bruni, Paolo Magaudda, Manuela Perrotta, Claudio Coletta, Stefano Crabu, Enrico Marchetti, Alvise Mattozzi, Sergio Minniti, Francesca Musiani, Laura Parolin, Annalisa Pelizza, Giuseppina Pellegrino (+46 others)
2016 TECNOSCIENZA Italian Journal of Science & Technology Studies   unpublished
has been published in the previous issue of the Journal (1/2016).  ...  In doing so, the authors reconnect the content of this issue with the theoretical and empirical insights developed in the introduction that accompanied the first part.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to Francesca Musiani and Annalisa Pelizza for their comments on a previous version of this paper.  ... 

Control of freshwater invasive species: global evidence for the effects of selected interventions [article]

David Aldridge, Stephanie Aldridge, Angela Mead, Helen Scales, Rebecca Smith, Alexandra Zieritz, William Sutherland, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository
This means it can easily be spread between water bodies, for example on equipment used for fishing or other watersports.  ...  As organisms beneath die, oxygen levels fall and this can result in clam death.  ...  experimental concentration of glyphosate and a surface active agent.  ... 
doi:10.17863/cam.57659 fatcat:3td66cfq3rej7ausqlh7pzpvlq

A shark's eye view: motion vision and behaviour in apex predators [article]

Laura Ryan
be of greater value for object detection in their aquatic environment.  ...  Strobe lights did elicit a deterrent response in benthic sharks, but not in white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) and so this approach is not recommended as a general deterrent for protection from shark  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the assistance of Caroline Kerr, Carl Schmidt, Lucille Chapuis and Ryan Kempster for their assistance in the use and maintenance of animals used in this study  ... 
doi:10.26182/5e7d6c50492de fatcat:n2ekbuulezg35mmjpombx2z3mq

Young people making place in the country: place-making under the conditions of globalisation

Young people living in regional Australia negotiate the increasingly complex effects of globalisation on local places.  ...  The research examines discursive, experiential and practice-orientated forms of place-making, accounting for how these are shaped by social structures and agencies, and social media technologies.  ...  Still, its revival under the analytically rigorous work of Liepins (2000a,b) have made for a nuanced, sophisticated term that eschews many of the criticisms and challenges that lead to its fall from  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/5a57f0176c3f3 fatcat:dhxnfglixndo7jcqworvpuvrd4

Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data

Venkat Gudivada, Dumitru Roman, Maria Pia Di Buono
ALLDATA 2016 The Second International Conference on Big Data   unpublished
ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was supported by JSPS KAKENHI, Grantin-Aid for Young Scientists (B), and its Grant Number is 15K21423.  ...  For the purpose of these tests, we simulated the launch of an ETL system only concerning a single server machine.  ...  The latter type of content might fall into the category of derivative works.  ...