I’m beginning to think that there is more to humanity’s reluctance to tackle climate change than fear of prohibitive costs, inconclusive science, and political gaming.
Why are some plants more invasive than others? New research reveals that at least part of the answer lies in their chemistry.
It seemed like the perfect conservation success story: after a Tasmanian trawl fishery was required to use nets with built-in escape hatches, the seal bycatch went way down.
People have been killing predators to protect livestock for thousands of years, and today many countries around the world have government programs to control predators.
More species is not always a good thing—particularly for plants that are competing for pollinators.
Although work casting doubt on the link between endemism and biodiversity has made recent headlines, new research shows that the two do overlap considerably at the local level.
Invasive plants are thought to be so successful because they don’t have natural enemies in their new homes. But new research suggests that the opposite is true.
New research reveals that the mammals most at risk of disappearing in the near future may not appear threatened now.
The same forces that fueled the population acceleration are now driving precipitous declines. But be careful what you wish for.
24,000 hectares of London roofs revamped into ecological real estate.