ROHAN CLARKE
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology

Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.

Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.

ecology & environment
How Ants Make Collective DecisionsHow Ants Make Collective Decisions
How Ants Make Collective Decisions
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 1, 2018
Transport of food sways between two modes.
Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic WasteLife Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 1, 2018
Across the US, laboratories are finding creative ways to minimize the amount of plastic they throw away.  
Lessons from Biosphere 2
Lessons from Biosphere 2
Mark Nelson | Aug 1, 2018
Both the scientific community and the general public still have a lot to learn from the largest mesocosm research project ever conducted.
Infographic: Choosing the Right Umbrella
Infographic: Choosing the Right Umbrella
Amy Lewis | Aug 1, 2018
Researchers must consider the entire ecosystem when planning conservation strategies.
Replication Failures Highlight Biases in Ecology and Evolution Science
Replication Failures Highlight Biases in Ecology and Evolution Science
Yao-Hua Law | Aug 1, 2018
As robust efforts fail to reproduce findings of influential zebra finch studies from the 1980s, scientists discuss ways to reduce bias in such research.
Largest King Penguin Colony Population Has Declined Drastically
Largest King Penguin Colony Population Has Declined Drastically
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 31, 2018
Compared to 500,000 breeding pairs in the 1980s, only 60,000 penguin pairs now remain.
Image of the Day: Medicinal Millipedes
Image of the Day: Medicinal Millipedes
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 31, 2018
Certain lemurs in the forests of Madagascar eat millipedes to protect themselves from parasitic infections of the gut.
Scientist Who Blew the Whistle on Flint Water Sues Activists
Scientist Who Blew the Whistle on Flint Water Sues Activists
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 27, 2018
Flint residents and activists wrote a letter in May calling out Marc Edwards for hurting their community. He says it’s defamation.
Image of the Day: Hanging Around
Image of the Day: Hanging Around
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 27, 2018
Hurricanes drive evolution in anole lizards, finds a new study.