Learn how scientists are inventing new bioplastics that could be used to wrap our food.
Some canids are endangered. But protecting canids is important for healthy ecosystems.
Scientists find evidence that a “grumpy” wild cat lives on Earth’s highest mountain.
What is the “trapping zone” and what lives in this newly described underwater ecosystem? Find out!
Invasive rats have been removed from Tetiaroa Atoll and scientists are watching what will happen next…
Have you ever looked at the ants in your yard or at a park and wondered just how many there are in the world? Now, scientists have a new estimate that may surprise you!
A team of scientists is mapping mycorrhizal networks – the tangle of roots and fungi in the soil beneath our feet.
Meet some lizards that can rebreathe underwater.
Learn about krill! These important organisms are a food source for many animals and play a role in carbon storage.
Be inspired! Listen to the sounds of the Amazon
Billions of gamers every day score virtual goals and touchdowns, fight space aliens and zombies, and build virtual worlds on their gaming consoles. Do these consoles that take us into virtual worlds have any effects on our real world? YES! Gaming consoles use energy – sometimes…
Insects are really important Insects are important in almost every terrestrial (land-based) ecosystem on Earth. Insects recycle waste and build fertile soil. They pollinate plants. And they are a source of prey for many other species. A famous entomologist named E.O. Wilson wrote about the importance of…