Image of the Day: Fragmented Habitat
Image of the Day: Fragmented Habitat
Human activities may be affecting both narrow-ranged plants and widespread ones.
Image of the Day: Fragmented Habitat
Image of the Day: Fragmented Habitat

Human activities may be affecting both narrow-ranged plants and widespread ones.

Human activities may be affecting both narrow-ranged plants and widespread ones.

species distribution
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
Researchers DNA Barcode the Arctic
Phil Jaekl | Mar 31, 2019
A group of scientists in northern Norway are using the technique to measure biodiversity’s response to past and present climate change.
Widespread Declines in UK’s Pollinators: Study
Widespread Declines in UK’s Pollinators: Study
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 26, 2019
Over 30 years, one-third of the wild bees and hoverfly species surveyed sustained losses, likely due to pesticides, habitat loss, and climate change.
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species
K.V. Venkatasubramanian | Feb 19, 2019
China’s ongoing Belt and Road Initiative passes through areas that are already at risk of swapping organisms.
Eastern Monarchs Flourish While Western Numbers Plunge
Eastern Monarchs Flourish While Western Numbers Plunge
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 8, 2019
In the last year, the butterfly’s eastern group has more than doubled its hibernation area while the other population waned. Plus, researchers are moving trees to save monarch habitat.
Diverse Forests Are Better at Accumulating Carbon
Diverse Forests Are Better at Accumulating Carbon
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2018
A higher species richness could boost plant communities’ ability to mitigate climate change, a study suggests.
Infographic: Light Pollution Threatens Species
Infographic: Light Pollution Threatens Species
Diana Kwon | Sep 30, 2018
As artificial light increases in volume and geographical coverage around the world, a variety of animals are suffering ill effects.
The Vanishing Night: Light Pollution Threatens Ecosystems
The Vanishing Night: Light Pollution Threatens Ecosystems
Diana Kwon | Sep 30, 2018
The loss of darkness can harm individual organisms and perturb interspecies interactions, potentially causing lasting damage to life on our planet.
Infographic: How to Predict If a Species Is At Risk
Infographic: How to Predict If a Species Is At Risk
Catherine Offord | Jun 30, 2018
To calculate the likelihood that organisms will be harmed by climate change, researchers estimate their exposure, sensitivity, and ability to adapt to new conditions.
Image of the Day: Frog Leaps Away from Extinction 
Image of the Day: Frog Leaps Away from Extinction 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 3, 2018
A once critically endangered species of leaf frog has made a comeback.