Featured in Biodiversity
Global warming is forcing species to reorganize their ecosystems
While the number of species at a given location is staying relatively the same, who is present is changing fast
These newly discovered iridescent bees are already at risk of extinction
Scientist found nine new bee species in Fiji, but their unique habitat puts their population at risk.
The asteroid collision that changed life on Earth forever—without killing the dinosaurs
Dust from falling meteorites likely cooled the Earth's climate, leading to a boost in life in the oceans.
Mass extinctions made life on Earth more diverse—and might again
Given another huge extinction event on the horizon, it's crucial that we figure out how they work sooner rather than later.
Your favorite pristine beach is founded on mass invertebrate death
Beach hoppers and crabs play crucial roles in coastal ecosystems, but human interventions are killing them off.
What sex is this tomato plant? It depends on when you ask.
No binaries for these vineries.
Researchers sequenced giant redwood genomes to kickstart a 23andMe for trees
A future genetic testing kit could help park rangers and researchers manage forests in the face of climate change
Megapixels: This butterfly’s wings are transparently toxic
The tropical insects' gliders are a warning signal to predators.
What happens when you heat the Antarctic Ocean by a single degree?
Hint: it’s nothing good.
Bats are disappearing from churches in Sweden, and that’s not a good thing
Shining a light isn't always the enlightened thing to do.