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.
Flowers often need reproductive help from birds and bees, not to mention bats, moths, lizards and primates.
Animals downsize after boosted carbon dioxide levels and soaring temperatures.
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...
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...
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
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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