Bees and butterflies on the decline in western and southern North America (May 15, 2024)
Bee and butterfly populations are in decline in major regions of North America due to ongoing env...

Tiger beetles fight off bat attacks with ultrasonic mimicry (May 15, 2024)
When tiger beetles hear a bat nearby, they respond by creating a high-pitched, ultrasonic noise, ...

Meet the new insect killing Utah's fir trees (May 14, 2024)
The balsam woolly adelgid, a tiny nonnative flightless insect, is spreading across the American W...

Rapid oyster reef restoration gives hope for repairing the sea (May 9, 2024)
After a century of functional extinction on the Australian mainland, a Flat oyster reef has been ...

Saturated soils could impact survival of young trees planted to address climate change (May 9, 2024)
New research has looked into the potential effects of increased rainfall in regions being earmark...

Scientists find ancient, endangered lamprey fish in Queensland, 1400 km north of its previous known range (May 8, 2024)
Scientists have confirmed the identity of an unusual, ancient and Endangered species of fish that...

Wildfires in wet African forests have doubled in recent decades (May 2, 2024)
Climate change and human activities like deforestation are causing more fires in central and west...

Artificial intelligence enhances monitoring of threatened marbled murrelet (May 2, 2024)
Artificial intelligence analysis of data gathered by acoustic recording devices is a promising ne...

Protecting endangered monkeys from poachers, habitat loss (Apr 30, 2024)
The 17 species of red colobus monkey living across Africa, including in the Tai Project field sta...

Hornets found to be primary pollinators of two Angelica species (Apr 29, 2024)
Researcher discovered that two species in the genus Angelica are pollinated primarily by hornets....

How can forests be reforested in a climate-friendly way? (Apr 29, 2024)
Europe's forests have already been severely affected by climate change. Thousands of hectares of ...

Deer are expanding north, and that's not good for caribou (Apr 25, 2024)
In the boreal forest of Western Canada, researchers have considered that both changing climate an...

Unveiling the lionfish invasion in the Mediterranean Sea (Apr 25, 2024)
Researchers have published a comprehensive study on the invasion of lionfish in the Mediterranean...

Can climate change accelerate transmission of malaria? Pioneering research sheds light on impacts of temperature (Apr 24, 2024)
A groundbreaking study combined novel experimental data within an innovative modeling framework t...

How parasites shape complex food webs (Apr 24, 2024)
A new study sheds light on how parasites, often overlooked, can dramatically affect the balance b...

Tropical fish are invading Australian ocean water (Apr 23, 2024)
A study of shallow-water fish communities on rocky reefs in south-eastern Australia has found cli...

Invasive species sound off about impending ecosystem changes (Apr 20, 2024)
Anticipating changes to ecosystems is often at best an educated guess, but what if there was a wa...

Dog attacks on mountain tapirs highlight a growing threat to endangered wildlife (Apr 17, 2024)
Researchers who captured footage of dog attacks on endangered mountain tapirs in Colombia are cal...

Unique field study shows how climate change affects fire-impacted forests (Apr 17, 2024)
During the unusually dry year of 2018, Sweden was hit by numerous forest fires. A research team h...

New butterfly species created 200,000 years ago by two species interbreeding (Apr 17, 2024)
Researchers have shown that an Amazonian butterfly is a hybrid species, formed by two other speci...

New tagging method provides bioadhesive interface for marine sensors on diverse, soft, and fragile species (Apr 16, 2024)
Tagging marine animals with sensors to track their movements and ocean conditions can provide imp...

Tropical forests can't recover naturally without fruit-eating birds (Apr 15, 2024)
Natural forest regeneration is hailed as a cost-effective way to restore biodiversity and sequest...

Ants in Colorado are on the move due to climate change (Apr 10, 2024)
Ant species living in Boulder's foothills have shifted their habitat over the last six decades, p...

New report 'braids' Indigenous and Western knowledge for forest adaptation strategies against climate change (Apr 10, 2024)
Forests could also be potential bulwarks against climate change. But, increasingly severe drought...

Deforestation harms biodiversity of the Amazon's perfume-loving orchid bees (Apr 10, 2024)
A survey of orchid bees in the Brazilian Amazon state of Rond nia, carried out in the 1990s, is s...

Cold-affinity algae species are gradually being replaced by warm-affinity ones off the coast of Biscay (Apr 10, 2024)
A study has analyzed the impact of the rise in sea surface temperature on macroalgae communities ...

'Teacher Toads' can save native animals from toxic cane toads (Apr 9, 2024)
Scientists from Macquarie University have come up with an innovative way to stop cane toads killi...

Rusty-patched bumblebee's struggle for survival found in its genes (Apr 4, 2024)
The rusty-patched bumblebee, once common in the United States, has declined from about 90% of its...

AI helps to detect invasive Asian hornets (Apr 3, 2024)
Artificial Intelligence can be used to detect invasive Asian hornets and raise the alarm, new res...

These plants evolved in Florida millions of years ago: They may be gone in decades (Apr 2, 2024)
Scrub mints are among the most endangered plants you've probably never heard of. More than half o...

Older trees help to protect an endangered species (Apr 2, 2024)
The oldest trees in the forest help to prevent the disappearance of endangered species in the nat...

Melting glaciers in a warmer climate provide new ground for invasive species (Apr 1, 2024)
In 2022 and 2023, biologists from research institutes in the UK and the Falkland Islands led two ...

Canada lynx historic range in US likely wider than previously thought (Apr 1, 2024)
A broader past could mean a brighter future for Canada lynx in the U.S., according to recent rese...

Biologists uncover new species of tiger beetle: Eunota houstoniana (Mar 27, 2024)
Evolutionary biologists have unearthed a new species of tiger beetle, deemed Eunota houstoniana, ...

Researchers find energy development and tree encroachment impact Wyoming pronghorn (Mar 26, 2024)
While Wyoming is home to some of North America's most abundant populations of pronghorn that have...

Two coral snakes recorded battling for prey in a scientific first (Mar 26, 2024)
Two red-tailed coral snakes have been observed competing over a caecilian in the first documented...

Seeing the forest for the trees: Species diversity is directly correlated with productivity in eastern U.S. forests (Mar 25, 2024)
When officials make tough calls on which areas to prioritize for conservation, biodiversity is of...

'Winners and losers' as global warming forces plants uphill (Mar 25, 2024)
Some plant species will 'win' and others will 'lose' as global warming forces them to move uphill...

Product that kills agricultural pests also deadly to native Pacific Northwest snail (Mar 21, 2024)
A product used to control pest slugs on farms in multiple countries is deadly to least one type o...

Forest, stream habitats keep energy exchanges in balance, global team finds (Mar 21, 2024)
Forests and streams are separate but linked ecosystems, existing side by side, with energy and nu...

Decoding the Easter Bunny -- an eastern Finnish brown hare to represent the standard for the species' genome (Mar 20, 2024)
Biologists have published a chromosomally assembled reference genome for the European brown hare....

Why do tree frogs lay their eggs on the ground? (Mar 15, 2024)
A curious aspect of tree frogs is that they often lay their eggs on the ground where the risk of ...

Shark-bitten orcas in the Northeastern Pacific could be a new population of killer whale (Mar 15, 2024)
Researchers believe a group of killer whales observed hunting marine mammals including sperm whal...

Dog-killing flatworm discovered in Southern California (Mar 14, 2024)
Scientists have confirmed that a potentially fatal dog parasite is present in a portion of the Co...

Giant sequoias are a rapidly growing feature of the UK landscape (Mar 12, 2024)
Imported giant sequoia trees are well adapted to the UK, growing at rates close to their native r...

Exploring arctic plants and lichens: An important conservation baseline for Nunavut's newest and largest territorial park (Mar 12, 2024)
A comprehensive study of the floristic diversity of Agguttinni Territorial Park, Nunavut's newest...

Rainforest's next generation of trees threatened 30 years after logging (Mar 12, 2024)
Rainforest seedlings are more likely to survive in natural forests than in places where logging h...

Mapping the future's sweet spot for clean energy and biodiversity (Mar 8, 2024)
A new study of Joshua trees, kit foxes and solar energy developments highlights the need to consi...

Reptile roadkill reveals new threat to endangered lizard species (Mar 7, 2024)
The chance sighting of a dead snake beside a sandy track in remote Western Australia, and the inv...

Herbivores, displaced by ocean warming, threaten subtropical seagrass meadows (Mar 6, 2024)
The findings suggest that subtropical seagrasses are less resilient to heavy grazing from marine ...

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