Topic

Environment

June 13, 2024

How a floating wetland in the middle of the Chicago River has put nature and cleaner water back on the map for city residents

May 6, 2024

Sigrid Jakob and other citizen mycologists are classifying fungal species before they disappear.

March 14, 2024

These tiny, transparent frogs clump their red blood cells together to blend into their surroundings — without ever forming deathly clots

March 13, 2024

Billions will likely emerge across the eastern half of the US this spring, but climate change is a wild card

March 8, 2024

The risks are low but rising, so cook your shellfish and cover your cuts before swimming

March 7, 2024

Millions of Sub-Saharan Africans have been forced to flee their homes in recent years. Is it due to climate change or conflict? The government can't decide

February 19, 2024

What New Zealand’s bird of the century contest can teach us about conservation

January 26, 2024

Games that model the future can inspire hope and encourage creative minds to redefine solutions.

January 25, 2024

A new study suggests air pollution is changing flowers’ scents, throwing bees off-course

January 13, 2024

What a bid to free a zoo elephant says about the evolving legal rights of animals

January 10, 2024

Microplastics are everywhere — including in our bodies. Here is what you need to know

January 4, 2024

Plastic-eating enzymes in the guts of mealworms are one of many bug-centric ideas being studied, but environmentalists say it dodges the real solution: use less

August 14, 2023

Unless researchers can pull off a genetic rescue, the triple-whammy of warmer temperatures, oxygen-starved waters and a newly discovered parasite may soon obliterate the few survivors

August 7, 2023

Meet Joe Hollins, the recently retired veterinarian who cared for a record-breaking 190-year-old tortoise named Jonathan in his remote island home

July 24, 2023

Efforts to restore candy darter populations are underway, but their genes live on in other fish and raise thorny questions for conservation biologists

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