Seagrass meadows shrank by 92% in UK waters - restoring them could absorb carbon emissions and boost fish
Seagrass meadows are a powerful ally in the effort to slow climate change and reverse wildlife losses.
yesterday • ~6 min
Data scientists analyzed camera trap photos from 15 tropical rainforests to uncover a previously unknown relationship between the biodiversity of mammals and forests.
yesterday • ~7 min
Soundscapes of coral reef ecosystems can recover quickly from severe weather events such as Hurricane Irma in 2017, according to a new study.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~5 min
A new mathematical model describes the effects of severe storms on kelp forest ecosystems, particularly the seafloor communities.
Feb. 23, 2021 • ~9 min
Human-created noise can disrupt the behavior, physiology, reproduction, and ecosystems of whales and other ocean life. It can even lead to death.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~7 min
People both for and against pricing biodiversity need to work together to protect the natural world.
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~7 min
Invasive tawny crazy ants have an intense craving for calcium – with implications for their spread in the US
The spread of tawny crazy ants may be driven, in part, by their need for calcium.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~5 min
Bumble bees in low-quality landscapes with fewer flowers and places for nesting have more diseases and parasites, researchers say.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~7 min
Salt marshes act as barriers against storm surges and natural disasters for coastal communities. But rising sea levels are breaking them down.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
New research looks at what could happen to plant communities on alpine grasslands if grasshoppers from lower elevations settled there.
Dec. 22, 2020 • ~6 min