Most wild animals show a suite of predator avoidance behaviors such as vigilance, freezing, and fleeing. But these are quickly reduced after the animals come into contact with humans through captivity, domestication, or urbanization, according to a new study.
Mushroom-munching bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have introduced scientists to a new species of truffle.
Substantial CA Forest Management Changes Needed ESPECIALLY If You Think The Fires Are Caused by Climate Change
There is a debate raging between the usual suspects as to whether the larger fires in California are the inevitable result of manmade climate change or whether they are the result of poor forest management practices. For this post I…
Today my Google search of “climate change” turned up this fact-challenged story from the Washington Post, “Climate change is killing the farm belt. With a little help, farmers can fix it.” The author writes, “The Great Plains is in the…
Facebook Inc. has suspended hundreds of accounts linked to environmental and Indigenous groups that were promoting a protest event against a natural gas pipeline.
The reactive and piecemeal approach historically used to manage beaches in Hawai’i has failed to protect them. If policies are not changed, as much as 40% of all beaches on O’ahu, Hawai’i could be lost before mid-century, according to a new study.
In the United States, fully stocking non-stocked and poorly stocked forests would result in an annual increase of 20 percent in the amount of carbon sequestered by forests.