Carbon-offsetting schemes often focus on planting new forests as a means of lowering atmospheric CO2.
The nitrogen pumped by humans into the environment may reduce plant biodiversity, but higher carbon-dioxide levels could hold those losses in check.
Wildlife farming increases appetite for threatened species
It is widely feared that ocean acidification—caused by rising atmospheric CO2—will weaken the shells of marine organisms.
Are urban coyote populations rising because the creatures are attracted to human activities or in spite of those activities? This question has vexed researchers for years, and now Stanley Ge
A two-centimeter rope of spider silk can hoist an SUV
War-inducing chemical turns invasive ants against each other
Tapping into the power of the electric eel
Ship hulls engineered to mimic whale skin may improve fuel efficiency
Penguins, seals, and petrels drafted to map the sea