The demise of monarch butterflies is largely blamed on an agriculture-induced collapse of the milkweeds. Another, little-appreciated problem desperately needs attention: monarch butterfly roadkill.
Researches suss out what matters most when it comes to managing fisheries.
The illegal trade in wildlife is not only devastating ecologically; it also has a real and measurable impact on human health and economics.
Scientists have been trying to copy the way plants harness the sun's energy for years to make solar fuels that can be stored for use when sunlight isn’t available.
Researchers discover high levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria genes in fishmeal--posing a concern that the large quantities of meal that make it to the seafloor could be infecting the food chain with superbugs.
Small changes to flight routes could deliver big climate savings
Move over salmon and tuna: octopus farming is the latest new venture in aquaculture. But a group of researchers take a wary view of this trend.
Artificial lights have turned night into semi-day across vast swaths of the world. Now the advent of LED lights that mimic natural light threaten to cause a host of problems in wildlife—but a new tool might help prevent that.
Nature has come up with many clever designs for materials with superlative properties. By combining two natural materials that boast excellent...
According to the most comprehensive analysis yet conducted, humans are directly responsible for more than one-quarter of all vertebrate mortalities.