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Image of the Day
Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Watch what happens when marine organisms have their way with a sunken pig carcass.
Identifying Resilient Reefs
Jef Akst | Jun 16, 2016
Researchers identify areas where marine ecosystems are faring better or worse than predicted in hopes of saving the world’s corals.
Prominent Ecologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Jun 16, 2016
Bob Paine, best known for introducing the idea of “keystone species,” has passed away at age 83.
Antibiotic Affects Cow Dung
Tracy Vence | May 25, 2016
Researchers assess some of the downstream effects of treating livestock with a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
Population Ecologist Dies
Jef Akst | May 18, 2016
Ilkka Hanski of the University of Helsinki has passed away at age 63.
Catherine Offord | May 17, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Monkey See, Monkey Die
Staff | May 1, 2016
What's killing howler monkeys in the jungles of Central America?
Jef Akst | May 1, 2016
A spate of howler monkey deaths in Nicaragua, Panama, and Ecuador has researchers scrambling to identify the cause.
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass,
Following the Wild Bees
US Government to Repatriate Kennewick Man
Bob Grant | Apr 29, 2016
A 2015 ancient DNA study determined that the 8,500-year-old skeletal remains belonged to an individual of Native American ancestry. Now, the US Army Corp of Engineers has begun the process of returning the bones to their rightful owners.