Human activity has put wildlife around the world at risk, but many creatures are now thriving thanks to conservationists
Ecologists are trying to understand why the midge population at an Icelandic lake can fluctuate by 100,000-fold across a decade, and what impact these massive swarms have on the surrounding landscape.
Scientists from India have discovered seven new frog species belonging to the genus Nyctibatrachus, commonly known as Night Frogs.
Research shows how birds acquired beaks of all shapes and sizes over millions of years of evolution.
Scientists discover large extinct otter, Siamogale melilutra, from the Miocene Shuitangba site in northeastern Yunnan Province in China.
A vast peatland in the Congo Basin has been mapped for the first time, revealing it to be the largest in the tropics.
New research suggests a persistent lack of human attention in the central African forest could actually cause some tree species to disappear.
An international team of researchers has identified the genetic mutations which allowed microalgae (phytoplankton) from the Southern Ocean to adapt to extreme and highly variable climates
The trade in caged birds poses a risk to native species if birds manage to escape, research suggests.
A common species of zooplankton — the smallest animals in the freshwater food web — can evolve genetic tolerance to moderate levels of road salt in as little as two and a half months, according to new research published online today in the journal Environmental Pollution.