The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
Plants and animals from polar bears to marine iguanas are turning into runts.
Fishermen caught a three-eyed fish in a reservoir that receives water from a nuclear plant in Argentina.
While reducing fossil fuel use lags behind, maybe trimming the fat might help.
Alive and growing slowly in some of the deepest parts of the ocean, black coral provides a living link to history.
The "temperature-size rule" affects most cold-blooded animals, so as the planet heats up, many animals may shrink in size.
If you're interested in trying your hand at scientific publication, you might want to check out the Open Dinosaur Project. The venture harnesses the research powers of a crowd in order to compile a database of dinosaur limb bone measurements. And yes, when the data is compiled, put into a pape...
I am jealous of the slingjaw wrasse (Epibulus insidiator). We humans are pitiful, prissy eaters by comparison. In order for me to eat a meal, I not only have to sit at a table, but manipulate utensils to cut food into manageable bites and then guide them into my mouth. If I had one tenth [...]
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