The field guide for citizen scientists, which aims at bringing all species on the planet together, has reached the 750,000 milestone (Encyclopedia of Life catalogues more than third of all species on Earth:
Eureka! Science NewsRats are awesome masters of all things poisonousio9We recently learned that rats in Africa can use plant poison to kill lions, and their North American counterparts also have a few tricks up their sleeves.
While out weeding the garden the other day I excitedly approached my fennel. This year I am attempting to grow a big patch of fennel, not just because I like fennel, but because black swallowtail butterflies (Papilio polyxenes) do too.
ThirdAgeInfectious Disease Can be Slowed by BiodiversityThirdAge“With greater diversity of species, you get a dilution effect that can reduce the severity of disease,” Catherine Searle, an Oregon State University zoologist and lead author of a recent...
A ladybird spider moving house and a baby rhino having a mud bath are among this week's pick of images from the natural world (RT @guardianeco: The week in wildlife - in pictures http://t.co/3oFStgL...)...
Ames IA (SPX) Aug 11, 2011 - From the kinds that people sneeze at, to the kinds that have prickly seeds that stick to pant legs, there are many different types of plants in grasslands around the world.
Endangered leatherback turtles are lured to British waters by the huge number of jellyfish, says the Marine Conservation Society (RT @EcoInteractive: Beachgoers urged to report endangered leatherback turtle sightings ~