Finding the Trees through the Cloud

As the water regime changes within Everglades National Park in response to mitigation efforts, identifying mangrove presence and tracking long-term changes is imperative to park management.

Mapping Quaking Aspen in the Laramie Mountain Range, Wyoming

This study used remote sensing and distribution modeling techniques to map aspen cover in a remote mountain range in Southeast Wyoming to support elk and mule deer habitat management.

Partnering with Pet and Pond Businesses to Prevent Aquatic Invasive Species

The RIPPLE educational campaign promotes safe pet and plant handling in Michigan using an approach that can be used in other parts of the Great Lakes and beyond.

Texas Has a Successful Citizen Science Program for Detecting and Reporting Invasive Plant Species

The more trained eyes watching for invasive species, the better our chances of lessening or avoiding damage to our native landscape.

Gender dictates camouflage strategy in this newly identified praying mantis group

Adult females and males in a new genus of Latin American praying mantises have sharply different approaches to camouflage, according to a Cleveland Museum of Natural History-led study in the open access journal ZooKeys.

Linking Managed and Natural Ecosystems Through Evapotranspiration and NASA’s Upcoming ECOSTRESS Mission

NASA DEVELOP team uses NASA Earth observations to map winter cover crop conservation performance in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to improve agricultural management strategies.

How can humans and elephants better coexist?

The human-elephant conflict plays a huge role in the rapid decline elephant numbers. A panel of experts share ideas on how to mitigate this problem

Update on Biological Control of Carrizo Cane in the Rio Grande Basin of Texas and Mexico

The use of insects as biological control against carrizo cane has reduced the invasive weed’s dominance in the Rio Grande Basin.

Big fish in big trouble in Europe

Many large fish species, including many of the sharks and rays of Europe, are threatened with extinction. Confirming the findings of previous studies, scientists highlight regional differences in fish stock status in Europe and point to overfishing in the Mediterranean.

Data and Knowledge Preservation

Invasive species data and knowledge preservation is vital for future research, and collection methods impact data quality.

New types of coffee, parsnips and roses among 1,700 plants discovered last year

From a new variety of Turkish parsnip to Madagascar coffee beans, the discoveries offer the prospect of better crops, medicinal uses and new garden displays

Not survival of the fittest for Tasmanian devils

Fit and healthy Tasmanian devils are being taken down by deadly facial tumors that are attacking the ‘best’ animals in the population, according to novel research.