It’s easy to use a word so often that its meaning is taken for granted. Nuances are lost, conceptual freight laid aside, assumptions unexamined.
Despite our terrestrial nature, Homo sapiens has emerged to become the dominant predator on marine ecosystems worldwide.
One factor leading to increased wildfire susceptibility might be surprising: biodiversity loss.
The average US home contains almost 100 distinct kinds of arthropods, a diverse group of animals that includes insects, spiders, and centipedes.
Hantavirus was four times more prevalent at collection sites with less biodiversity than those with more biodiversity
The average Australian city is home to 32 threatened species, according to a study recently published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography.
Biodiversity is threatened across the globe, and one of the main drivers of that trend is the conversion of natural habitats into altered landscapes designed to be more suitable for human us
Stemming the loss of biodiversity in the Amazon jungle is no easy task, but it turns out that adjusting the plants that comprise our nation’s farmland is a lot more straightforward
Of 228 World Heritage sites, 63 overlap with large-scale wilderness areas.
People often describe an ecosystem thriving with a diverse set of species as “healthy,” but they may not realize just how apt that label is.