A new study found that bleached reefs had fewer predators such as snappers and groupers and more plant-eating fish such as parrotfish and rabbitfish.
These temperature rises can also lead to local extinction of the native species living in those regions.
The information gathered in long-term studies helps scientists see how climate change is affecting our planet, yet money often goes to shorter-term projects.
A new study finds that more greenhouse gases are emitted producing the typical diet of a white American than that of a Hispanic or African American.
A new study found that, during drought conditions, increased termite activity led to considerably higher leaf litter decomposition, increased soil moisture, and greater diversity in soil nutrient distribution.
While illegal mining in the Amazon has been a problem for decades, new data shows levels that are not comparable to any other period of its history.
In a new study, a team of biologists highlight the assortment of animals that profit from the free meals provided by the kills of big cats.
Plastic pollution in the ocean is a growing threat to the survival of sea turtles.
Dams have been linked to habitat degradation, worsened biodiversity, and negative changes in river ecology.
A growing body of research suggests that, thanks to various environmental symptoms of climate change, America's forests are increasingly at a disadvantage when it comes to recovering from devastating wildfires.
Prescribed burning is the main tool in the Karuk and Yoruk tribes' agroforestry systems, which encourages proliferation of traditional foods, herbs, and medicines.
A new study looks at the damage that would occur to flora and fauna if forest elephant populations continue to decline.
Through rituals like tree ordinations some monks in Thailand are integrating Buddhist principles into sustainable ecological practices.
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As a result of rising ocean temperatures coral bleaching is becoming more common, and it's causing a biotic homogenization of local fish populations.
As real estate building increases across the world, so too does the illegal extract of sand, which results in serious environmental impacts.
The fusion of architecture and ecology allows termites to control the climate of their structures without burning a single fossil fuel.
Why one scientist changed his mind on using gene drives for conservation.
Interaction of forests and fungi plays a huge role in the Earth's global carbon cycle.