Scientists have made dire predictions about how Arctic animals will respond to sea-ice decline. Now changes are emerging that confirm what researchers feared.
In the late 1970s, a pilot living near the Colville River in northern Alaska started seeing the trails of snowshoe hares.
Do captive-born animals have what it takes to survive in the wild? That’s a crucial question to answer because some types of animals are likely extinct in their natural habitat and must
This article is available in Spanish through a partnership with the Institute of Ecology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
The rich get richer, and the poor get poorer, the saying goes — and it looks like the same may hold true for marine species’ responses to climate change.
In 2008 and 2009, researchers searched by helicopter or icebreaker for polar bears in the Beaufort Sea and on nearby shores.
Manufacturers make more than a billion tires every year from natural rubber, much of which comes from a plant called the para-rubber tree.
Anyone’s who strained to make out the Big Dipper at night knows that light pollution can be a problem in cities.
Ask someone to draw a mountain range, and chances are they’ll sketch a series of triangles.
Greater prairie-chickens have an amusing mating ritual: Males gather in groups, puff out the orange sacs on their necks, perk up feathers on their heads like little horns, and call “whooo-