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McManamay, R. A., Vernon, C. R., & Jager, H. I. (2021). Global Biodiversity Implications of Alternative Electrification Strategies Under the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways. Biological Conservation, 109234. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109234 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109234

Addressing climate mitigation while meeting global electrification goals will require major transitions from fossil-fuel dependence to large-scale renewable energy deployment. However, renewables require significant land assets per unit energy and could come at high cost to ecosystems, creating pote…

Drew, J. A., Moreau, C. S., & Stiassny, M. L. J. (2017). Digitization of museum collections holds the potential to enhance researcher diversity. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(12), 1789–1790. doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0401-6 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0401-6

Natural history collections preserve critical information on biodiversity in space and time, but collections housed in museums have traditionally been inaccessible to many. At the same time, there remains great under-representation of many groups among researchers in science and education, even thou…