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Rapid population declines of Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and red‐headed vulture (Sarcogyps calvus) in India
Since the early 1990s, large and rapid population declines of three species of vulture (Gyps spp.) endemic to south Asia have occurred on the Indian subcontinent and have led to these species beingExpand
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Toxicity of diclofenac to Gyps vultures
Three endemic vulture species Gyps bengalensis, Gyps indicus and Gyps tenuirostris are critically endangered following dramatic declines in South Asia resulting from exposure to diclofenac, aExpand
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Abstract The Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross (Thalassarche chlororhynchos) breeds only at the Tristan da Cunha archipelago and Gough Island in the central South Atlantic Ocean, and is threatened byExpand
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Removing the Threat of Diclofenac to Critically Endangered Asian Vultures
Veterinary use of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug diclofenac in South Asia has resulted in the collapse of populations of three vulture species of the genusGyps to the most severeExpand
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A stable isotopic investigation into the causes of decline in a sub‐Antarctic predator, the rockhopper penguin Eudyptes chrysocome
The rockhopper penguin (Eudyptes chrysocome) is a conspicuous apex marine predator that has experienced marked population declines throughout most of its circumpolar breeding distribution. TheExpand
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Introduced house mice Mus musculus: a significant predator of threatened and endemic birds on Gough Island, South Atlantic Ocean?
Abstract House mice Mus musculus have successfully colonized many temperate and sub-Antarctic islands that are the location for breeding colonies of millions of seabirds. Unlike other introducedExpand
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Induced periosteum a complex cellular scaffold for the treatment of large bone defects.
OBJECTIVE Surgically induced periosteal membrane holds great potential for the treatment of large bone defects representing a simple alternative to combinations of exogenous stem cells, scaffolds andExpand
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An evaluation of the beta‐1 adrenergic receptor Arg389Gly polymorphism in individuals with heart failure: a MERIT‐HF sub‐study
The Glycine389 variant of the beta‐1 adrenergic receptor (β1AR) generates markedly less cAMP when stimulated in vitro than the more prevalent Arginine389 variant.
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Toxicity of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to Gyps vultures: a new threat from ketoprofen
Three Gyps vulture species are on the brink of extinction in South Asia owing to the veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) diclofenac. Carcasses of domesticated ungulates are theExpand
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Pollution, habitat loss, fishing, and climate change as critical threats to penguins.
Cumulative human impacts across the world's oceans are considerable. We therefore examined a single model taxonomic group, the penguins (Spheniscidae), to explore how marine species and communitiesExpand
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