One look at a newly discovered species of gecko, small enough at its full-grown size to rest comfortably on the eraser of a pencil, and it's difficult not to be mesmerized by the seemingly boundless forms of biological
While environmental groups and governmental policies are aiming at reducing deforestation and development in the Amazon rainforest to help preserve the world's most diverse terrestrial ecosystem, traditional indigenous cultures in
As global temperatures rise, species across the world will have to, quite literally, run to stay alive. According to the latest research, 28.8% of the biomes of the earth will need to migrate at a rate greater than 1
Rhinoceros poaching has been getting worse, spiking to reach a 15-year high. A recent study has found that in Zimbabwe and South Africa, where an estimated 12 rhinos are killed each month, enforcement measures have either
Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, was published on 24 November 1859, almost exactly150 years ago. This seminal book is widely considered to be a scientific landmark, in the way it changed humankind's
We don't often write about using less cars and trucks in wars; somehow nature and the environment don't come up in those debates. But NATO is switching from using high-tech vehicles to mules in the Balkans because the
When we pointed out some endangered species that are just so gosh-darn cute they'd give Knut a run for his magazine covers, we just couldn't shake the feeling that we were doing a disservice to all the rest of the world's
The soon-to-be-released documentary, The End of the Line, is about the terrible damage to the world's fishing stocks due to overfishing. But we do have one successful model of sustainable fishing: feisty little Iceland.
Threat from weapons of mass destruction, espionage, high security among the worlds airlines... what do these all have in common? They are all worldwide adopted means to protect ourselves from the possibility of terrorist attack.
When nature sets its mind to survive, it does so in a variety of means. Adaptation, however, is one of its primary weapons. Natures adaptability is all around us, whether we choose to take notice or not. If anything is going to see