Scientists in Oregon devised an experiment on black-capped chickadees to find out. The negative results surprised them.
Offsets promise to make up for environmental damage in one place by repairing it elsewhere. But do they really work?
In the most detailed study of its kind, scientists investigated biodiversity offsets purchased by owners of one of the world’s largest nickel mines. In this case, it looks like the mining company succeeded.
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.
In an ambitious thought experiment, researchers show how restoring wildlife to pre-Industrial levels could achieve several billion dollars-worth of phosphorus production.
As world leaders discuss committing to protect 30% of the world's habitat, scientists warn that won't be enough for many endangered species.
Tree rings from 22,000 trees around the world reveal that old-growth trees keep growing and sucking up carbon more than younger trees during a drought.
A study finds that crops occur in every category of protected habitat on the planet, making up 6% of all conserved land
CIA spy satellite photos from the 1960s are now a treasure trove for scientists tracking ecological change, including finding valuable forests hidden in Romania's Carpathian Mountains.