Latest Ecosystem Stories
Scientists at the University of Southampton are pioneering a technique to predict when an ecosystem is likely to collapse, which may also have potential for foretelling crises in agriculture, fisheries or even social systems.
A new study led by researchers from the University of York suggests protected areas in East Africa are not conserving plants such as the iconic Acacia tree.
Predation by otters keeps urchin populations in check, allowing kelp –– a favorite food of urchins –– to flourish.
A team of scientists, led by George Mason University, have conducted a long-term study of manatees which may be a benchmark in determining health threats to marine mammals.
The effects of climate change have been well documented, driving some creatures and organisms from their homes and even changing landscapes which have been familiar for centuries.
Human activities and disturbances can put a significant amount of stress on local environments and a new research review has shown that the functional diversity in arid, desert environments can be affected by the hand of man.
As drought ravages grasslands across the United States, a few American scientists are looking into how different species of grass endure these harsh conditions.
Scientists report new look at 'patterns in nature' in special issue of journal Ecology
Applied Ecological Services is poised to revolutionize the way ecosystems are measured and assessed.
In Southeast Asia, the island of Borneo is home to one of the world’s most diverse rainforests, but its natural resources are under threat. Information from satellites is being used to evaluate the impact of the island’s future development.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.