Protected area designation effective in reducing, but not preventing, land cover changes

The designation of protected areas in Europe has been effective in reducing, but not completely preventing,…

West Antarctic ice collapse may be prevented by snowing ocean water onto it

The ice sheet covering West Antarctica is at risk of sliding off into the ocean. While…

Protecting a forgotten treasure trove of biodiversity

The lesser-known Cerrado biome in Brazil is a hotspot of biodiversity, but it is being destroyed…

NASA finds tropical storm Danas northeast of the Philippines

NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Tropical Storm Danas as it continued to move…

Stone tool changes may show how Mesolithic hunter-gatherers responded to changing climate

The development of new hunting projectiles by European hunter-gatherers during the Mesolithic may have been linked…

Massive potential health gains in switching to active transport

Swapping short car trips for walking or biking could achieve as much health gain as ongoing…

Health insurance idea could help millions of Americans spend less

New federal rule could reduce out-of-pocket costs for key drugs and services for people with chronic…

Plant viruses may be reshaping our world

A new review article highlights the evolution and ecology of plant viruses. A team of biologists…

Stone tool changes may show how Mesolithic hunter-gatherers responded to changing climate

The development of new hunting projectiles by European hunter-gatherers during the Mesolithic may have been linked…

NASA tracking post-tropical cyclone Barry to Indiana

NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a visible image of the clouds associated with Post-Tropical Cyclone Barry moving…