(Oregon State University) Animals that evolved in environments subject to large-scale habitat-altering events like fires and storms are better equipped to handle forest fragmentation caused by human development than species in low-disturbance environments.
A computational analysis has surfaced new insights into the wind and water conditions that cause Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to become stranded on beaches in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
RAY BOLAND, NOAA. :: Creative Commons According to the National Geographic, the garbage in the ocean can prevent algae and plankton, the photosynthetic producers in the marine food web, from receiving enough sunlight to create nutrients. When these tiny organisms…
It’s never easy having famous relatives. No matter how distantly you may be related to a celebrity, people will still want a piece of you. Sometimes, even literally. That’s why you won’t see so much as a picture of a…
For the first time, scientists have developed a method to monitor carbon emissions from tropical forests at an unprecedented level of detail. The approach will provide the basis for developing a rapid and cost-effective operational carbon monitoring system, making it possible to quantify the economic cost of deforestation as forests are converted from carbon sinks to sources.
Three Zambian officials made public their vow to halt mining permits in Lower Zambezi National Park due to the threats posed to the environment and water.
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In a bid to reestablish tigers in the area, five Bukhara deer have stepped foot onto central Kazakhstan soil, where they‘ve been absent for 100 years.
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(University of Exeter) Young fish can be drawn to degraded coral reefs by loudspeakers playing the sounds of healthy reefs, according to new research published in Nature Communications.
Two peer reviewed statements by scientists just prior to the UN climate conference COP25 to be held in Madrid, Spain from December 2 to 13, have made clear the existential crsis humanity now faces with climate change and the dire…