Is 'fear' driving bias in environmental scholarship?

Scientists understand that fear of predation affects animal behavior within landscapes. Now, Yale School of the Environment researchers are using a similar hypothesis—which they are calling "social-ecological landscapes ...

Palau's Rock Islands harbor heat-resistant corals

Ocean warming is driving an increase in the frequency and severity of marine heatwaves, causing untold damage to coral reefs. Tropical corals, which live in symbiosis with tiny single-celled algae, are sensitive to high temperatures, ...

Whales could be a valuable carbon sink, say scientists

Nature-based solutions to fight climate change take a holistic approach that promotes biodiversity and ecosystem preservation. While many efforts have focused on planting trees or restoring wetlands, researchers publishing ...

Study: To save nature, focus on populations, not species

Human-released greenhouse gases are causing the world to warm, and with that warming comes increasing stress for many of the planet's plants and animals. That stress is so great that many scientists believe we are currently ...

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