Successfully integrating human activities with ecosystem conservation forms the foundation of sustainability and is key to maintaining biological diversity. A new study has found that recreational use of private land in the ...
Given that elephants are the largest land mammals on the planet, one might expect that when it comes to enclosures for zoo elephants, size matters.
The algae fouling South Florida beaches traces its origin to cattle ranches, farms and neighborhoods as far north as Orlando.
An international team of researchers has developed a website at d-place.org to help answer long-standing questions about the forces that shaped human cultural diversity.
Exposure to prompts to make in-app purchases in mobile games has a significant impact on children's purchasing behaviour, according to a recent study funded by the European Commission involving Dr Giuseppe Veltri, who now ...
Teachers believe the Common Core standards in their states can improve how they teach writing, but they also find plenty of shortcomings with the standards - and with the associated state writing tests in particular.
A high-resolution model of how soil erosion impacts the carbon cycle of a small South Carolina watershed may help explain an apparent imbalance in the world's carbon budget. Explaining that apparent imbalance is necessary ...
The soaring canopy and dense understory of an old-growth forest could provide a buffer for plants and animals in a warming world, according to a study from Oregon State University published today in Science Advances.
Harmful algal blooms dangerous to human health and the Lake Erie ecosystem—such as the one that shut down Toledo's water supply for two days in 2014—could become a problem of the past.
Cities and tourist areas such as Catalonia, Madrid and Valencia are among those most at risk of catastrophic damage from wildfires in Europe, according to research led by the University of Leicester.