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The International Ban on Ivory Sales and its Effects on Elephant Poaching in Africa
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) secured an agreement in 1989 among its member states to ban the international trade in ivory. This disruption of the internationalExpand
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Oxidant stress-induced loss of IRS-1 and IRS-2 proteins in rat skeletal muscle: role of p38 MAPK.
Oxidative stress is characterized as an imbalance between the cellular production of oxidants and the cellular antioxidant defenses and contributes to the development of numerous cardiovascular andExpand
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Effect of MPTP‐induced denervation on basal ganglia GABAB receptors: Correlation with dopamine concentrations and dopamine transporter
We investigated the effect of MPTP‐induced lesion of the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNpc) dopaminergic neurons on GABAB receptors in the basal ganglia of mice and monkeys using receptorExpand
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From CRAVED to CAPTURED: Introducing a Product-Based Framework to Examine Illegal Wildlife Markets
Previous research examining the illegal wildlife market has primarily centered on actor- or stage-based approaches. Recent research has highlighted the value of examining the unique characteristicsExpand
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Defective insulin signaling in skeletal muscle of the hypertensive TG(mREN2)27 rat.
Essential hypertension is frequently associated with insulin resistance of skeletal muscle glucose transport, with a potential role of angiotensin II in the pathogenesis of both conditions. The maleExpand
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‘It's in my blood now’: the satisfaction of rangers working in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Investigating the human dimension of conservation science warrants an interdisciplinary approach. Criminologists and criminal justice scholars have begun to empirically examine various issues thatExpand
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The production of jaguar paste in Suriname: a product-based crime script
As apex predators, jaguars have significant cultural importance in the Americas and are a key species for monitoring the health of ecosystems. Threats to jaguar populations include human-wildlifeExpand
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Alterations in soleus muscle gene expression associated with a metabolic endpoint following exercise training by lean and obese Zucker rats.
Exercise training decreases insulin resistance and increases glucose tolerance in conditions of prediabetes and overt Type 2 diabetes. However, the adaptive responses in skeletal muscle at theExpand
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Voluntary exercise training enhances glucose transport but not insulin signaling capacity in muscle of hypertensive TG(mREN2)27 rats.
Male heterozygous TG(mREN2)27 rats (TGR) overexpress a murine renin transgene, display marked hypertension, and have insulin resistance of skeletal muscle glucose transport and insulin signaling. WeExpand
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Poaching in Uganda: Perspectives of Law Enforcement Rangers
Much of prior empirical research examining poachers and poaching strategies have originated from interviews with poachers and wildlife law enforcement officers within North American settings. FewExpand
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