Following the Permian mass extinction, the surviving species rapidly diversified.
Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.
A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...
New research suggests that animal populations can actually decipher the amount of plant life in that particular area.
The very bottom of the food chain is changing and can have far-reaching consequences for the rest of us. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
You've probably heard that global warming in the Arctic is killing off polar bears by shrinking their habitat, but are other arctic animals suffering, too?
Find out what is keeping Hawaiian residents and vacations up until the croak of dawn.
Standing no more than three and a half feet tall, these human ancestors hunted giant rats, lumbering lizards, and miniature elephants.
Are whales ruining our environment? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Have you ever noticed that while it’s pretty easy to tell your dog is sick, it’s much harder to know how your cat or bird are feeling? Well, before you start asking your dog why it can’t be more stoic like animals half its size, it’s probably worth considering each animal’s place in the food […]