Featured by Ellie Shechet
Roads and highways disrupt bee pollination
The world's network of road and highways may be harming insects and the plants they pollinate.
Trees need wind to reproduce. Climate change is messing that up.
Wind plays a key role in trees livelihood.
Ancient dental plaque shows humans have always loved carbs
The plaque on your teeth holds a record of the bacteria living in your mouth.
Sharks have a sixth sense for navigating the seas
A new study suggests bonnethead sharks may rely on the Earth's magnetic field to move about the ocean.
Baby mantis shrimp punch their prey with superior strength
These tiny creates pack a punch much stronger than other creatures their size.
Bacteria wars are raging in soil, and it’s keeping ecosystems healthy
Bacteria that feed on other bacteria are surprisingly common in soil ecosystems.
Tiny air pollutants may come from different sources, but they all show a similar biased trend
The study found that unequal exposures to fine particulate matter air pollution aren’t driven by a single source.
Why forests in the Andes are crucial to fighting climate change
Andean forests sequester a significant amount of carbon from the atmosphere.
Loud industrial noise hurts neighboring trees
Woodland areas near loud natural gas wells had fewer young trees than areas without the noisy production.
Human activities are making freshwater sources saltier
Salt is being pushed into new places, and there could be consequences for our health and the environment.