Latest Ecosystem Stories
- He was the first to describe a case of co-evolution - between butterflies and plants - and how it may contrive to generate biological diversity MADRID, Feb.
The key to clean water and sustainable fisheries is to follow nine guiding principles of water management, says a team of Canadian biologists.
Authors of a new research review in the journal Science have called for a global initiative to save large predators around the world.
Florida State University researchers have spearheaded a major review of fisheries data that examines the domino effect that occurs when too many fish are harvested from one habitat.
The Pine Mountain Range in west-central Georgia is rooted in unique and diverse plant and animal species, and has great historical value.
The groundbreaking Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) today agreed to develop a set of assessments on pollination and food production, land degradation and invasive species aimed at providing policymakers with the tools to tackle pressing environmental challenges.
Scientists have believed for years that preserving more species, no matter which ones, was a key component to enhancing how well an ecosystem performs. However, researchers investigating biodiversity loss in a salt marsh says that this isn't quite right.
How can biodiversity be preserved in a world in which traditional ecosystems are increasingly being displaced by “man-made nature”?
Over 80% of the world's ice-free land is at risk of profound ecosystem transformation by 2100, a new study reveals.
New regulatory approaches may be needed to assess environmental risks of agricultural growth promoters, and similar human pharmaceuticals, following research that shows a newly found reversion mechanism allows unexpected persistence of the steroidal substances in aquatic environments.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.