With a steadily increasing world population, the issue of protecting wildlife is a concern because more space is being consumed across the globe. Stanford University researchers suggest providing “human-altered landscapes.”
Peru's active Ubinas volcano erupted a massive cloud of ash on April 15, and now the falling embers have caused an evacuation of the nearby village of Querapi as the Peruvian government declared a state of emergency.
As the climate continues to change, it's more important than ever to assess the status of threatened species across the globe. Now, researchers are urging field biologists to change the way they identify threatened species.
Scientists have announced that wildfires across the western United States have not only been getting more frequent, but have also been getting bigger over the last 30 years.
A little-known cave insect has called into question about what it means to be female. It turns out that this insect has a rather unusual sex life and that the female is the one with the penis rather than the male.
Four newly discovered species of Brazilian insects have given a whole new meaning to the phrase gender reversal. In other words, the females have a penis and the males have a vagina.
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have uncovered a pattern of "environmental injustice," suggesting that minorities may be disproportionately exposed to areas near toxic waste, landfills and other pollutants.
Tiny, spherical fossils have been discovered in southern China by researchers Jesse Broce of Virginia Tech, James Schiffbauer of the University of Missouri and colleagues.
Sharks may not be the living fossils that scientists once thought they were. An ancient fossil has revealed that the living sharks of today are far more advanced in evolutionary terms than once believed.
Chimpanzee, like humans are very choosy when it comes to beds they sleep in, picking firm, stable beds made from Ugandan Ironwood, a new study reveals.
Palaeontologists have unearthed what may be the earliest ancestor of land-dwelling herbivore, offering clues on the emergence of plant eaters on land, according to a new study.