American Journal of Life Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2019

  • Biodiversity Storehouses and Showcases of Sacred Natural Sites for Nature Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation

    Mastewal Hailemariam

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 38-46
    Received: 8 May 2019
    Accepted: 4 June 2019
    Published: 29 June 2019
    Abstract: Sacred Natural Sites (SNS) are parts of land or water that have spiritual significance for specific communities which are often hotspots of cultural, and biological diversity. Using various indigenous means, SNS provide cheap and effective protection of natural resources. It represent the world’s oldest protected areas. SNS have served as important... Show More
  • Use of CT Scanning and Radiography as Legal Expert Evidence in Paleontology (Trilobites of Morocco)

    Joan Corbacho, Scott Morrison, Sergio Llácer, Keith Hammond

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 47-53
    Received: 16 June 2019
    Accepted: 11 July 2019
    Published: 23 July 2019
    Abstract: This study presents CT Scanning and radiography techniques applied to invertebrate paleontology, specifically to the detection of trilobites forgeries in Morocco. A well-known technique uses ultraviolet rays to detect falsified resin elements in trilobites. This technique is very effective for the trilobites of the Ordovician of Russia, although it... Show More