Environment

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Mobile protected areas needed to protect biodiversity in the high seas

Mobile protected areas needed to protect biodiversity in...

As the United Nations rewrites the laws of the high seas, the new document should...

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In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid -- not volcanoes

In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid --...

Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed...

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Scientists uncover how an explosion of new genes explain the origin of land plants

Scientists uncover how an explosion of new genes explain...

Scientists have made a significant discovery about the genetic origins of how plants...

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Glimpse into ancient hunting strategies of dragonflies and damselflies

Glimpse into ancient hunting strategies of dragonflies...

Dragonflies and damselflies are animals that may appear gentle but are, in fact,...

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Whooping cough evolving into a superbug

Whooping cough evolving into a superbug

Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonizing and feeding off unwitting...

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Male songbirds can't survive on good looks alone

Male songbirds can't survive on good looks alone

Brightly colored male songbirds not only have to attract the female's eye, but also...

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Lame sheep adjust their behavior to cope with their condition

Lame sheep adjust their behavior to cope with their condition

Using novel sensing technology, experts have found that lame sheep adjust how they...

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New assessment of gas locked in ice in European waters

New assessment of gas locked in ice in European waters

A study has mapped several sites in Europe containing gas hydrate - a relatively...

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Including irregular time intervals improves animal movement studies

Including irregular time intervals improves animal movement...

Studies of animal movement and behavior -- including those addressing disease spread...

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Egg trading between hermaphroditic fish: Why would you give when you can just take?

Egg trading between hermaphroditic fish: Why would you...

The sex life of hermaphroditic animals is determined by one fundamental question:...