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In a decade, 9 percent of all species worldwide could be at risk of total extinction, according to a new UN report on climate change.
A growing body of research suggests a warming world could mean smaller birds with longer wings, but nothing about the findings is settled.
Advocates are optimistic that the just-launched bird conservation framework will catch on throughout Latin America.
Birds play countless roles in healthy ecosystems—which is why preserving bird diversity helps everyone.
An eye-catching and abstract new mixed media mural by artist Jessica Maffia is the first of the public-art project to focus on sound.
Climate change is happening—and it’s scary. But these nonfiction reads prove people all over can come together for a brighter future
Last September, migrating geese wearing GPS tags encountered one of the worst wildfire seasons in U.S. history. Their movements give scientists their first clues about how growing wildfires alter bird behavior.
Bar-tailed Godwits regularly travel more than 7,000 miles non-stop. One enthusiast is spreading the word of their amazing migrations, with the help of a research project tracking 20 tagged birds in real-time.
Affected states recommended taking down feeders during the disease outbreak, but now all say feeders can go back up.
Winter cyclones, responsible for killing seabirds every year, are projected to intensify right where millions of birds overwinter in the North Atlantic.
A fungal disease has wiped out bats throughout North America, but hopeful research suggests one species may be developing resistance to this pandemic.
Western monarch butterflies return to their California overwintering sites in full force, but the resurgence doesn’t mean a recovery for the species.
Even the most remote place on Earth isn’t safe from pollution.
Every time you fill up at the gas pump, 10 percent of that fuel comes from plants, not petroleum. But corn has consequences.
Humans aren’t the only animals that get sick, and we’re not the only ones that play doctor either.
The connection between carnivory and our crania may be less straightforward than researchers previously thought.
Spaces for the dead are becoming stepping stones to wildlife discovery.
Our waste systems just aren’t ready for compostable plastic.
The BepiColombo snapped a selfie during a rare double-flyby, when two spacecrafts passed near Venus within 33 hours.
Having the tough conversations is important.
Brood X will spend the next 17 years burrowing, eating, and growing. But the science isn’t completely settled on how the bugs wile away, or count, their time.
Some of the most important elements may surprise you.
We all may have started out as babies, but some things about them are absolutely alien.
Scientists in the field disagree about whether this represents an entirely new species, but it’s exciting no matter what.
Nature’s imperfections make a feast for the eyes.
A new species of tree hyrax has been discovered.
We’re shaping the distant future of biodiversity, as well as the present.
But more testing, more awareness, and simple solutions could help solve the problem.
Even with non-native plants, backyard gardens are playing a crucial role for pollinators.
Not all bees and wasps can sting.
It’s surprisingly common for developing animals to listen and adapt to the outside world.
The U.S. is relaxing regulations on pesticide-spraying drones, and some experts believe their precision may help reduce overall chemical use.
Financial, cultural and structural barriers stand in the way, but momentum is on the side of a changing agricultural landscape
Brood X periodical cicadas come out every 17 years and are set to emerge this spring. One day, they might not
Excluding Visitors from Hospitals May Harm Patients, Families, and Providers, Say Healthcare Workers
Hospitals and staff have tried to adapt through multiple COVID-19 waves with changing practices and communication tools
Proper mask wearing helps us stay safe during the pandemic, but masks limit what we can see in other peoples’ faces. Test how well you can interpret masked emotions in the quiz at the bottom of the page
Depending on where you live, abortion care this year may have become either harder or easier to access than ever before
To save the plants, one scientific field highlights the importance of protecting Indigenous knowledge
Millions of people rely on the Air Quality Index, but Experts Say It’s a Rough Measure at Best
You’ve heard of the fly on the wall, but what about the crow in the city?
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