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.
Bugs can survive shipping through the mail—and as such, the insect pet trade has flourished beneath the regulatory radar. Tackling the problem requires novel approaches to wildlife trade.
New study finds that birds caught on California farms with nearby wildlands had less problem bacteria than those at more manicured farms.
If you remove frogs and other "mosquito-reducers" from the landscape, what happens to malaria rates?
The first systematic study of the question finds the answer is more complicated than you might think.
Ancient burial mounds create islands of native grasslands in eastern Europe and Asia, pointing to the ecological potential of sacred spaces.
Armed with low-cost surveillance technologies, nonprofits aided by “citizen spies” are tracking fracking in Pennsylvania, flaring in North Dakota, and rogue fishing around Easter Island
Using agricultural waste as fertilizer led to healthier soils, less invasives, and more tree canopy cover
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.
As world leaders discuss committing to protect 30% of the world's habitat, scientists warn that won't be enough for many endangered species.
Scientists searched for projects that simultaneously benefit nature and human health. They wound up with a Yelp-like rating system for 46 strategies.