North Carolina has experienced a drastic increase in the black bear population, according to the North Carolina Wildlife Commission. Since 1980, there were only estimated to be about 2,000 black bears in the area. Now, that number has grown to nearly 10,000.
Many animals' lives greatly depend on making "sense" of a cluster of scents they come in contact with.
A continuously changing climate threatens some of the world's most rare and ecologically important agriculture, along with other factors that harm the genetic diversity of plant life.
Mothers who give birth in green spaces are more likely to have healthier, higher-weight babies, than those who give birth in more urban environments.
Recent findings published in the journal Environmental Pollution found that trees save more than 850 human lives and prevent 670,000 cases of acute respiratory symptoms annually, according to U.S. Forest Services.
They discovered that moose saliva can be an excellent way to fight against certain species of toxic grass fungus.
The phrase "blind as a bat" may no longer be an accurate statement for those with eye issues. A recent study published in the journal Nature Communications found that bats look for polarized patterns of light so that they can properly navigate through the sky.
Many scientists seem to agree; the world is getting warmer.
Researchers from Brigham Young University in London are working to eradicate fatal sleeping sickness that plaques parts of equatorial Africa. According to findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers found that eliminating high concentrations of tsets...
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of California, San Diego, found that a certain species of bees actually "shout" when they find food to prevent any predators from pursuing the same sources.
Changing winds around the Antarctic may be contributing to rising global sea levels. Researchers from Australian National University and the University of New South Wales originally linked these winds to southern Australia's drying climate. However, they now believe that it may also be contributing ...