Decoding crop resilience through space-grown cotton
As sea level rise erodes Florida’s Indigenous mounds, archaeologists document the tallest one
An essay about a turtle and the complicated and delicate nature of resilience under the threat of climate change.
Sea-level rise is letting a tiny crab drastically alter marsh landscapes
Major hurricanes scramble marine creature populations
How an Indonesian village stopped poisoning reefs for the tropical pet trade without losing livelihoods.
A paleontologist at the National Museums of Kenya is spearheading an effort to make 3-D reconstructions of the institution’s fossils available internationally.
Understanding hydractinia’s rare ability could provide insights into human reproductive disorders.
The Carolina Parakeet was ubiquitous in the southeast a century ago. A new genetic study suggests it went extinct abruptly, killed off by people.
Approach could be used to follow other species’ response to human activities over decades
A new global study finds that species willing and able to try new foods or forage creatively have a lower risk of extinction.
Find pushes insect pollination back nearly 50 million years
Scott Albrecht has a trained eye for spotting harmful defects in the ocean’s bounty. Hakai Magazine.
DNA mapping method could help geolocate other disputed species.
James Liao studies the mysteries of marine animal movement with an eye to unlocking solutions to human problems.
Exploring the natural world of one of America’s renowned rural writers.