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July 5, 2019

 

Human Hunters Are Unique In Nature

Technology puts humans outside the constraints nature imposes on other predators and makes us superpredators. Using weapons, humans kill nine times as many large carnivores as any other species.

May 3, 2019

 

Is Declining Biodiversity Killing The Earth?

Different types of human impact such as climate change, land use, pollution and invasive species all interact to influence ecosystems.

January 22, 2018

 

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Seahorse Dreams        

Small seahorse and large seahorse pairs are more successful at reproducing than mid-sized seahorses.

April 13, 2017

 

A sand goby.

Single Fish Female Seeks Good Father

A male sand goby is less likely to eat the eggs containing his future offspring if a female goby is around.

March 10, 2017

 

Plants that have adapted to low light conditions in nature can make excellent house plants.

Growing Plants Indoors

An easy way to have a green thumb is by finding a plant that will thrive in your home or office.

November 8, 2014

 

One-Of-A-Kind Singer Discovered in NYC: A New Frog Species

Genetic analysis has confirmed that a frog living in New York City wetlands is a new species.

July 12, 2012

 

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Great White Sharks

Great white sharks have a reputation for being the fiercest in the sea. But are they now the ones in danger?

May 22, 2012

 

Bioinvasion: The Ultimate Threat To Our Ecosystem

Exactly how much are we damaging the environment when we put up new buildings and expand our cities?

November 22, 2011

 

A Pachycephalosaurus with his famous domed-head.

How Do Scientists Figure Out If A Dinosaur Is A New Species?

Scientists are using bone histology to sort things out. They've already concluded that Stygimoloch, was a juvenile Pachycephalosaurus, not a new species.

June 14, 2011

 

New Elephant Species Discovered

Scientists suspected that two populations, African savannah and African forest elephants, were separate species because of their size differences.

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