Corals lurking in deeper, darker waters could one day help to replenish shallow water reefs under threat from ocean warming and bleaching events, according to researchers.
Similar to scales gauging hurricane, wind, or tornado intensity, could aid flood response and water management, especially in the West.
Team’s findings show the importance of more careful stewardship of antibiotic use and the need for better treatment of wastewater around the world.
Remote recording devices used to ‘eavesdrop’ on a reintroduced population of one of New Zealand’s rarest birds have been heralded as a breakthrough for conservation.
Advances in remote sensing technologies are helping scientists to better measure how global landscapes — from forests to savanna — are able to store carbon, a critical insight as they evaluate the potential role of ecosystems in mitigating climate change.
Say what you will about the emerald ash borer and the damage it has wreaked during two decades of munching millions of North American ash trees, you have to admire its cold-weather tenacity.
Earth’s northern magnetic pole is moving quickly away from the Canadian Arctic toward Siberia.
When Yashi Parmar landed in the remote northern hamlet of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, on Baffin Island last summer, she was shown a number of steel barrels that had once contained an unidentified toxic substance.
Twenty-five years into a 100-year federal strategy to protect older forests in the Pacific Northwest, forest losses to wildfire are up and declines in bird populations have not been reversed, new research shows.
New research estimates species’ niche by treating above, below taxonomic levels.
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