Some scientists question museum data analysis that suggests Roundup is not responsible for the insects’ decline
North America’s Great Basin is getting warmer, drier and saltier
By analyzing nearly 2.5 billion Wikipedia page views, researchers found species searches reflect seasonal animal migrations and plant blooming. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Some unexpected alternatives could avoid depleting the wild fish that farmed seafood eats
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Greenland to Palau, including one on the discovery of a trove of mummified cats in Egypt.
Reservoirs may promote waste by creating a false sense of water security
Deer populations have exploded in North American woodlands, changing forest ecology—and how sounds, like birdsong, travel through the trees. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Conservation biologists can track the whereabouts of endangered species by the sounds they make, avoiding cumbersome trackers and tags. Christopher Intagliata reports.
An environmental assessment of the nation's largest desalination plant finds mixed results. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The salt and chemicals in the brine left over from desalination can threaten local marine ecosystems
As anthropologists debate how best to protect uncontacted tribes, indigenous groups in Colombia are working to shield their isolated neighbors from the march of modernity
Animals of both species can be assessed using many of the “big five” factors used to describe humans
In Kenya, wild animals and livestock can coexist and even benefit each other
Insects like the cold-hardy emerald ash borer could see mass die-offs, but survivors could have hardier offspring
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Papua New Guinea to Kazakhstan, including one on the slow slide of Mount Etna in Italy.
Cod egg survival stays high with limited warming, but plummets when the temperature rises a few degrees Celsius in their current spawning grounds.
By coupling audio recordings with satellite data and camera traps, ecologists can keep their eyes—and ears—on protected tropical forests. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers are trying to shift Mexico’s oyamel firs to higher elevations to help them weather warming temperatures
Drought conditions and poor water management have contributed to the events
Researchers surveyed the world’s 124 coffee species and found more than half are threatened