As the planet faces the dawn of a sixth mass extinction, scientists are searching for clues about the uncertain road ahead by exploring how ancient ecosystems collapsed and bounced back from traumatic upheavals. A new study ...
the important first rung of the food web each spring in places like the Arctic Ocean can engineer ice to its advantage, according to the first published findings about this ability.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A seven-year experiment shows that pond communities bear the imprint of random events in their past, such as the order in which species were introduced into the ponds. This finding locates one of the wellsprings ...
An international research team has calculated the costs and benefits of calcification for phytoplankton and the impact of climate change on their important role in the world's oceans.
Climate change is already reshuffling the UK's wildlife calendar, and it's likely this will continue into the future, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature.
Plastics are all around us. They are found in containers and packing materials, children's toys, medical devices and electronics.
Researchers have discovered a 'bizarre' microorganism which plays a key role in the food web of Earth's oceans.