Humans are creating new species as well as killing them off, but don’t be too quick to celebrate
A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.
Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found?
Organic gardener and blogger Frank Meuschke cultivates crops online.
Rail trails aim to unite neighboring towns and revitalize Massachusetts’s cities
Organisms keep up with a changing climate without waiting for genetic adaptation
Growing natural dye plants in Brooklyn
Scienceline brings you the best obscure science stories from 2011
Gerry Moore, director of science at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, has been watching the plants of the New York metropolitan move and change over the past 30 years
Virtues of a weed
Watching grass grow just got a lot more interesting
Ecologists are looking to herbaria, the world’s historical libraries of preserved plants, to see how plants are reacting to global warming
Scientists love to name species – often more than once
Comprehensive assessment shows plant conservation goals still unmet
Digging up the secrets of a plant that senses, moves and digests without nerves, muscles or a stomach
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