Old dead trees on the forest floor are a chief fuel driving wildfires in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, a study of the KNP Complex Fire shows.
A population of endangered red-crowned parrots is thriving in urban areas of South Texas, research finds.
Increased tagging of fish, seals, birds, and other animals can help fill key data gaps in understanding the world’s changing climate.
Temperature fluctuations in the tropical Atlantic Ocean are largely driven by human-induced aerosol emissions, a study finds.
Removing road-killed animals that can lead to golden eagles getting hit by cars could help offset the number of birds wind turbines kill.
Some birds that live year round in big cities have eyes that are about 5% smaller. Researchers say bright lights may be the cause.
A study of a lizard species in Arizona revealed that nearly 70 years’ worth of climate-related extinction occurred in just seven years.
Agriculture can produce pathogens from animals, but it can form barriers that help block their spread, an article argues.
Creating physical gaps in the forest canopy helps eastern hemlocks withstand infestation by an invasive insect, a study finds.
New findings could lead to better ways of producing hybrid seeds to maximize crop productivity, researchers report.