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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.
A border wall made of solar panels wouldn’t actually be good for the environment
Is this a bright idea?
These scientists made 2,879 tiny clay caterpillars and hid them all over the world
It's a bug-eat-bug world
As mountains grow, they drive the evolution of new species
A long-standing hypothesis gets hard data