Let's embrace the possibilities of hybrid ecosystems.
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~6 min
Squirrel feeders laced with contraceptives could be used to suppress grey squirrels in the UK.
Feb. 3, 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
As invasive species transform the world, frontline agencies take solace that species needing unique partners can’t invade alone. A new study on figs shows they may find new partners to invade anyway.
Jan. 19, 2021 • ~9 min
Our study is the first to research the impact of online misinformation on biological invasions.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Millions of miles of fences crisscross the Earth's surface. They divide ecosystems and affect wild species in ways that often are harmful, but are virtually unstudied.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~10 min
The reality TV show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here is under fire for using non-native insects while filming in the Welsh countryside.
Nov. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
First imported by zoos, wallabies proved to be adept escape artists that can survive in the British countryside.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
We found that signal crayfish traps tend to catch larger males, letting the bulk of the population go free.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
The world missed all 20 targets for stemming the tide of biodiversity loss. But there has been some progress over the last decade.
Sept. 30, 2020 • ~8 min