Creating a sustainable future for our "patchwork Earth" will require us to think about regional differences complexity, say researchers.
today • ~6 min
A "genetic rescue" involving the mating of different subspecies may offer the best way to save increasingly fragmented tiger populations.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
The most diverse bee communities have the lowest levels of viral pathogens. "Promoting diverse bee communities may be a win-win strategy..."
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~7 min
"Understanding how some corals can survive prolonged heatwaves could provide an opportunity to mitigate the impact of marine heatwaves on coral reefs..."
Dec. 30, 2020 • ~5 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
Contrary to current perceptions and forest management strategies, wildfires may actually benefit populations of spotted owls.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
More than 40 years after civil war broke out in Mozambique, animals have returned to Gorongosa National Park. But the savanna doesn't look like it used to.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
"That humans are directly killing killer whales across all age classes is significant; it says we can do a better job."
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~5 min
The drop in pollution since the passage of the 1970 US Clean Air Act hasn't just helped humans breathe cleaner air. It's also benefited birds.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
Black bears have far simpler gut microbiomes than researchers expected to find, a new study reveals. Diet and environment may be key to their gut bacteria.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~7 min