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.
A new study in Germany suggests conservation gardening could halve the number of plant species under threat in some parts of the country.
The government reimburses farmers for conserving country’s tremendous plant diversity.
As climate change and pandemics reshape the world we live in, say the researchers, we need to understand how the two processes interact.
One research team meticulously demonstrated the long-term benefits of low-intensity forest fires; while another documented the short-term political barriers.
Scientists audited the capacity of U.S. nurseries to grow enough seedlings for ecologically-minded tree planting campaigns. The results were not pretty.
These soggy places can hold carbon at ten times the density of a forest
Researchers found that people feeding wild deer might be creating evolutionary pressure toward more aggressive deer that beg for food.
Wild horse numbers are out of control. The remedy hinges on whether they are wildlife, pets or livestock.
The lack of sound science isn’t what’s keeping land management agencies from effectively dealing with the horse conundrum. It’s the politics.
Scientists uncover which genes make coral more resistant to a deadly disease, another step on the road to industrial-scale coral farming.
The science linking wildlife conservation to carbon sequestration is open for debate