Researchers have discovered a new species of wasp with a role in an insect horror story playing out on the stems and leaves of oak trees.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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There are more trees in the West African Sahara Desert that you might think, according to a study that used artificial intelligence and satellite imagery.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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A survey of tree cover in England and Wales throws up a few surprises.
Oct. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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When multiple droughts build on each other, they affect forests differently than one drought alone. Researchers are beginning to understand how and why.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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Kids are much more likely to experience anaphylaxis from a nut allergy on Halloween and Easter than on other holidays, research finds.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~4 min
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Evolution on the smallest of scales smooths out the patchwork patterns of where plants and animals live
Local adaptation allows plants and animals to thrive in a diversity of places. Sometimes adaptation sharpens patterns of where organisms live, but 85% of the time, it creates a more homogeneous world.
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~10 min
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The late frost and dry spring has created a 'perfect storm' for disease spread, the charity says.
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~3 min
The world's southernmost tree hangs on in one of the windiest places on Earth – but climate change is shifting those winds
A team of researchers found the southernmost tree and forest on Earth at the extreme tip of South America. Wind limits where trees grow on Isla Hornos and those wind patterns are shifting.
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have shown that over the past two thousand years, volcanoes have played a larger role in natural temperature variability than previously thought,
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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