ecology

Spaceship Hype: Global Stakes Trapped in Story

Usually the truth is weirder than the hype, but in this case the truth is realer than the reality. Spaceship Earth a documentary on Biosphere 2....

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Invasive Snakes Hitchhiking With US Military

A research team has been studying why a type of cat-eyed snake has been so effective at devastating native bird populations on the island of Guam....

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Revenge For Jellyfish Victims

Scientists have shown for the first time that corals can cooperate to capture and devour jellyfish which are swept against the walls by ocean currents....

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Snuggle or Die: Sociable Monkeys More Likely to Survive Winter

A new study is the first to show that social huddling may be a mechanism that connects social bonding to higher fitness....

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The Trump Effect: Blaming Liberals for Ecology

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in US ...

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The Ranavirus: How Do You Give Antibiotics to a Toad?

A virus lethal to amphibians is spreading across Portugal ...

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Stop Playing God! The Downside to Resurrecting Extinct Species

Resurrecting extinct species might come at a terrible cost ...

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Don’t Tell the Japanese. New Ways of Tracking Blue Whales

New forecast tool helps ships avoid blue whale hotspots ...

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Have an Ice Day: Lake Ecologists Consider the Winter Season

Study finds life under the ice is vibrant, complex and surprisingly active...

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Crushing Corncobs for Cleaner Cars

Making hydrogen fuel using a biological method that greatly reduces the time and money it takes to produce the zero-emissions fuel...

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Amazon River Plume points to new Reef Discovery

Scientists discover new reef system at mouth of Amazon River ...

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Useless Old Holiday Photos? Not quite. Tourist Snaps Show a Rise in Seabirds

Old tourist photos show a rise in seabirds over the last century ...

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Some Ecological GOOD News. Reclaiming Oil-Damaged Soil

We proved we can remove all the bad actors and all the contaminants and at the same time have a final product with agricultural value...

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Meet the Deepwater Goby Fish that Science Missed

By thoroughly investigating reef ecosystems that lie just below shallow coral reefs, describing new species, documenting depth ranges of new and known species, we are providing the baseline...

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