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
Tags: evolution insects trees new-species wasps parasites science-and-technology
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
Tags: artificial-intelligence trees earth-and-environment deserts sahara satellite-imagery
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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Removing tree canopy to create breeding areas for timber rattlesnakes also brings in predators like hawks and bobcats, research finds.
June 25, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: conservation trees snakes earth-and-environment predators rattlesnakes
"The self-powered sensing system could continuously monitor the fire and environmental conditions without requiring maintenance after deployment."
June 24, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: electricity trees fires forests sensors earth-and-environment
Poorly planned tree-planting efforts may risk actually adding to climate change and cutting biodiversity, research on a campaign in Chile finds.
June 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: climate-change conservation biodiversity carbon trees forests chile featured earth-and-environment
With the right design, tsunami mitigation parks can help protect against tsunamis without affecting access to coasts, all in a green way.
May 11, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: trees natural-disasters tsunamis science-and-technology
Honey bees that live in cities depend on a varied diet of trees, shrubs, and woody vines for food, depending on the season, a new study shows.
April 29, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: cities trees pollination honey-bees earth-and-environment flowers
Mangrove trees, which grow in coastal waters and have dense and stable root structures, may be one useful tool for staving off damage from hurricanes.
April 24, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: conservation trees hurricanes weather earth-and-environment roots
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