There are simply too many people on the planet – and too many people yet to be born – to feed them all with protein derived from chickens, sheep, pigs, and cows.
Over the last 25 years, outbreaks of spruce bark beetles have killed trees across more than a million acres of forests on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, southwest of Anchorage.
Humans are passing down their bad eating habits to ants. According to a new study, some of the ants that scuttle around city streets are chowing down on more sugary, corn-based junk food.
It sounds like an adorable conservation idea: Create “bee hotels” where threatened native pollinators can nest and boost their numbers.
A newly described species of millipede is found only within the city limits of Launceston, located on the northern coast of the main island of Tasmania, challenging common assumptions about
Parasites, viruses, and all manner of pestilence are thought to play a major role in the dramatic ongoing declines of both wild bees and managed honeybee hives.
In the past several years, designers have looked to termite nests, earthen mounds that dot grasslands throughout the tropics, as a model for energy-efficient dwellings.
Farmers often douse their fields in herbicides to clear the area of weeds.
Temperature and precipitation get all the glory in the discussions surrounding climate change. Ocean acidification has earned itself a seat at the table as well.
A radical rethinking of our fast food future: Eat insects, not cows.