(University of Arizona) A UA team shows that evolution is driven by dependency on other species within ecological communities - testing a long-held idea of the UA's late, great George Gaylord Simpson.
Such processes are often missing from climate models, leading to underestimates of long-term damage-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Conservation plans should consider such links between land-based and marine ecosystems-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute) Elevated concentrations of carbon dioxide in air flowing out to sea from Silicon Valley and the Salinas Valley could increase the amount of carbon dioxide dissolving in Monterey Bay waters by about 20 percen...
Psychology offers a strategy to meet the threat-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of British Columbia) Mice have a strong preference to nest away from their own waste, UBC research has found. The study showed that mice who were housed in a system of three interconnected cages used separate cages for nesting and elimina...
Conservation scientist Lauren Oakes discusses her book about Alaska ecology and sociology, In Search of The Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Virginia Tech) If you've ever spent some time in the Caribbean, you might have noticed that humans are not the only organisms soaking up the sun. Anoles -- diminutive little tree lizards -- spend much of their day shuttling in and out of shade....
Social norms and a lack of information on financial benefits have hampered U.S. EV adoption-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Blackpoll warblers wearing geolocator backpacks are revealing where they rest during migration, biologists preserve these vital spots-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com