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Jul 29, 2015 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Plants and animals share more in common than we tend to think, with new research finding that both groups respond to stress in similar ways, at least from a biochemical standpoint.
May 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
Feb 11, 2013 03:00 AM ET
Animals downsize after boosted carbon dioxide levels and soaring temperatures.
Oct 28, 2009 07:42 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Jan 20, 2010 09:59 AM ET // Sarah Dowdey
Researchers at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have found the breeding area of the elusive large-billed reed warbler. That's a big deal, because according to BirdLife International, the species is the world's "least-known bird." The distinction may sound ominous, but it's als...
Oct 30, 2009 11:54 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Who can resist an anti-award? This one is awarded by the Center for Biodiversity to those individuals who, if judged by their actions, would appear to consider greed and destruction of wildlife habitat as great virtues. The winner this time is a land speculator named Michael Winer. He's report...
Aug 23, 2011 06:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
Dec 23, 2010 06:19 PM ET // Tim Wall
What matters in the long-run is how truly special a species is in the grand scheme of life on Earth.
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