Biodiversity Stories

In this new epoch, human influence is ubiquitous in the natural world. Coverage of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems in Anthropocene magazine takes a critical look at humans’ changing relationship with the natural world—and ways to promote biodiversity in the novel ecosystems we’ve created.


Soundscape ecology plunges us into a wilder world beyond the mundane and merely visual

Blood on the pavement

As traffic and roads spread across the world, scientists hope a new global study of roadkill could help alert people to where species are most threatened by collisions.

bear cub crossing road

Cloudy with a chance of warblers

Strides in computer power and artificial intelligence have enabled scientists to gauge the almost unimaginable scale of nighttime migrations—more than 700 million birds on some nights in the US.


Letting Biodiversity Get Under Our Skin

Some aspects of dirty living can be healthy. A new study posits that the decline of plant and animal diversity in cities may be linked to the recent surge of allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases.