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.
Trying to make nature valuable has had a disappointing track record.
According to a new estimate, reducing ozone pollution has saved 1.5 billion birds over the past 40 years.
Researchers experiment with increasing the acoustic carrying capacity of a park
Darwinian theory is based on the idea that heredity flows vertically, parent to offspring, and that life’s history has branched like a tree. Now we know otherwise: that the ‘tree' of life isn’t that simple.
We’ve built enough fences to stretch to the sun—but still don’t understand their effects here on Earth
In a recent paper, researchers argue it's time for a new field: fence ecology.
This has implications for a number of conservation initiatives from reintroductions to ecotourism.
The search for biodegradable drugs
When stargazers look for animals
It's time to design conservation policies that are as dynamic as nature is.
As we brace for fresh environmental onslaughts to be leveled by the incoming administration, a sleeper cell in the federal government itself may just provide resistance—and even resilience—in the face of it.