Researchers demonstrate that marine systems can accommodate some losses in terms of biodiversity without losing full functionality—paving the way for more optimistic climate projections
This has implications for a number of conservation initiatives from reintroductions to ecotourism.
News about coral reefs seems almost unrelentingly bleak. Everywhere they’re bleaching and collapsing, unable to withstand the ravages of fast-heating waters — except, that is, the northern Red Sea.
It is 6x stronger than the raw wood that the researchers start with—and could become a sustainable alternative to plastics and aluminum in cars, buildings, and furniture
Thirty or so years ago, a long-tailed macaque at the Uluwatu Temple in Bali, Indonesia took something from a visitor. A pair of sunglasses, maybe, or a hat. And so began what’s become a thriving, one-of-a-kind monkey-human economy.
A majority of Americans support a carbon tax as a way to cut carbon emissions and want to see the money spent on clean energy and infrastructure.
Because switching from gas cars to EVs will dramatically increase electricity demand, clean energy policy must match the growing market for EVs
To really understand the effects of cities on wild species, it isn’t enough to simply calculate the proportion of pavement—you have to consider an area’s human and socioeconomic history, too.
How to selectively and efficiently target the pest species without negatively affecting the rest of the ecosystem? Pheromones.