Climate change discussions are typically dominated by temperature, with ocean acidification as a close second. But those winds are slowly changing—literally.
A butterfly flutters its wings in, say, England and touches off a hurricane on the other side of the world: so goes the usual explanation of the butterfly effect, a concept that as part of c
I’ve often wondered whether the Galápagos are so intensely cherished in the scientific community because of something inherently interesting about the biodiversity there, or whether i
Authorities including the World Health Organization and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have long posited that climate change will leave more children around the world vulnera
One of the great joys in life is hopping in the car every spring to go see the wildflowers popping up all over California.
By now it’s common knowledge that climate change and human activities are reshuffling the distributions of plant and animal species all over the world – an invasive plant takes root here
“Facultative migrants” are animals whose annual travels aren’t locked in. Their migration pathways are uncertain, as is whether they migrate at all during any given year.
Seafloor ecosystems are likely to take a millennium or more to recover from climate change, according to research published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Aquatic animals face a lot of threats these days, from warming waters and unpredictable rainfall to endocrine disrupting chemicals that mess with their reproductive systems.
The past several decades have been tough on the world’s coral reefs.