Being able to resurrect species would be exciting—but lessons from reintroduction biology help us imagine what could go wrong.
But protecting currently underrepresented types of land might.
Like "below 2 degrees Celsius" for climate change, the biodiversity crisis needs its own target and rallying cry.
Plants grow on sidewalks, ants thrive on heat islands, and frogs can live in runoff ponds. We may need some new protocols, too.
Fast, low-cost species identification could make species protection far more precise
Los murciélagos pueden ayudarnos a entender por qué y cómo estos virus a veces saltan a los humanos.
Bats can help us understand why and how these viruses sometimes jump to humans.
Over the course of 120 generations, researchers bred algae to be more heat-tolerant—a quality it then passed to its coral hosts.
Moths may even help counterbalance pollination gaps left in the wake of other insect declines
The imaginary menagerie helped tease out why some species are more popular than others.