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.
Researchers found that shade from solar panels increased floral abundance and delayed blooming—a win for pollinators
A survey of thousands in Asian countries found people with a high awareness of Covid-19 were more likely to cut back on consuming wild meat. A conservation group wants to harness this to put a dent in the wildlife trade.
Less frequent laundering may not offset the additional environmental impacts of using antimicrobial silver nanoparticles in textiles.
A new study finds that a primary culprit has been rising gas prices—spurring denser development in communities across the country.
Tuna populations on the rebound as fishing limits take hold. But lightly regulated sharks continue their downward spiral.
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
Crops benefit from a diversity of pollinating bees, and the benefits grow the longer scientists track them.
As world leaders discuss committing to protect 30% of the world's habitat, scientists warn that won't be enough for many endangered species.
The answer, researchers contend, depends on many factors—key among them, the price of carbon
Work to restore ecosystems have long struggled. Now scientists say and injection of natural soil - and all the microbes and plants mixed in - could help.