Six years after the “Blob” rolled through the Santa Barbara Channel in California, researchers are finding lasting effects on kelp forests.
American beavers’ prolific dam building benefits river water quality so much, it outweighs the damaging influence of climate-driven droughts.
Dams could play a significant role in sustainably feeding the world. But they should only be built as a last resort, researchers say.
New research with plots of prairie finds that biodiversity isn’t a cure-all in ecosystem restoration. History matters, too.
The gut microbiomes of marten living in the wild is very different that those living near people, researchers find.
Shortly after a mass die-off of amphibians, Costa Rica and Panama saw a spike in malaria cases. A new study clarifies the connection.
Recreating 130,000 years of mammal food webs with machine learning reveals the scope of the biodiversity crisis.
New research indicates a better way to raise long-spined sea urchins for repopulating coral reef ecosystems.
We’re not the only mammals that farm for a living. Pocket gophers do, too, tending to roots they harvest for food in 500-foot-long tunnels.
New climate change ecology research links the amount of carbon dioxide taken in by land ecosystems, such as forests, to the availability of water.