Those that eat insects, migrate or usually live in the woods are most likely to fly into buildings that feature a lot of glass.
The discovery of a lost plant species highlights the need to protect other endangered species in one of the most biodiverse regions in the U.S.
For the first time the IUCN Red List has officially declared a marine fish alive in modern times to be extinct
New research sheds light on the range of creatures killed and injured by collisions
Researchers saw a third fewer vehicle collisions with deer, elk, moose and other large mammals in the four weeks following COVID-19 shutdowns in three states they tracked.
Mussels in the lakes, themselves invasive species, may not be able to outcompete Asian carp for food, as previously thought
Over the past decade, the number of encounters between humans and sharks swimming off the coast of California has risen dramatically. Chris Lowe, director of the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach, says this summer is shaping up to be a major year for these sharks along the state’s 840-mile coastline...
Old, big trees are dying faster than in the past, leaving younger, less biodiverse forests that store less carbon worldwide.
The once common native guava has nearly vanished—killed off by an invasive fungus that arrived just 10 years ago. Other plant species may soon follow
The stomach contents of young great white sharks show that they spend a lot of time patrolling the seafloor for meals.
The gross ecosystem product, or GEP, tries to take into account the contribution of nature to the economy.
Many species are known to have changed their migration routes in response to the changing climate. They now include mule deer and Bewick’s swans.
Here are some brief reports about science and technology from around the planet, including one about a 70-million-year-old mollusk fossil that reveals years back then had a few more days than we have now...
Biological oceanography expert Miriam Goldstein talks about issues facing the oceans. Reporter Adam Levy discusses air pollution info available because of the pandemic. And astrophysicist Andrew Fabian chats about black holes...
A new model suggests a way to save half of tropical species
The institutions are turning to various solutions, including livestreams and fundraisers, to connect with would-be visitors and continue caring for their animals
Narwhals, recognizable by their large single tusk, make distinct sounds that are now being analyzed in depth by researchers.
The highly nutritious, shimmering goo is a vital source of energy for long-distance fliers
Three-dimensional printed coral-like structures were able to support the algae that live in real corals, which could help restore reefs and grow algae for bioenergy production.
Right whales, other whales and turtles get caught in lobster trap lines, but fewer lines can maintain the same lobster catch levels.