A study by the University of Liverpool has found that the genetic diversity of wild plant species could be altered rapidly by anthropogenic climate change.
A 24-hour news cycle, viral videos and tweets about football players' run-ins with the law can make it seem like criminal activity is an epidemic in the National Football League.
Fresh water—connecting and sustaining all aspects of life on Earth, including food and energy—is in great danger. Moreover, scientists are worried not only about fresh water; they worry that we are not worried enough ...
Australian scientists revealed on Tuesday they are using micro-sensors attached to honey bees as part of a global push to understand the key factors driving a worldwide population decline of the pollinators.
Almonds appear to be the fare of choice for many Australian birds with recent research finding a variety of bird species frequent almond orchards over other agricultural crops.
A former adviser to the US Secretary of State says that genetic modification (GM) is the most critical technology in agriculture for meeting the challenges of feeding a growing global population, writing in the open access ...
Female fish in the Bahamas have developed ways of showing males that "No means no."
An international research team has some good news for the struggling honeybee, and the millions of people who depend on them to pollinate crops and other plants.
Stronger winds forecast as a result of climate change could impact on populations of wild animals, by affecting how well they can feed, a study of seabirds suggests.
We are facing the "silver tsunami" of an ageing society that within a few years will see for the first time, more people over the age of 65 living on this planet than those under 5 years of age. Apart from the increased ...