June 8, 2015, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
These surreal leafy figures may be fascinating, but their comical appearance belies a sobering ecological reality.
April 13, 2015, 10:15 a.m. by Russell McLendon
White-nose syndrome is obliterating American bats, but scientists may have found a ray of hope: bacteria that live on bat wings.
April 10, 2015, 8 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Through Dogs for Conservation, these energetic animals are sniffing out destructive species and helping researchers balance the ecology of the islands.
April 9, 2015, 3:39 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The 3,000 to 4,000 fish in Teller Lake #5 likely spawned from just 4 or 5 dumped pet goldfish.
February 10, 2015, 10:28 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Scientists are forecasting three different outcomes regarding invasive species and the lakes, and one of them is not great at all.
September 3, 2014, 10:32 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Camel crickets were reportedly mostly east of the Mississippi River.
August 15, 2014, 12:32 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The lionfish has proven a successful invasive species due to its venomous spikes, high rate of reproduction, and their willingness to eat everything in their path.
July 7, 2014, 4:33 p.m. by Russell McLendon
White-nose syndrome is still spreading wildly, but a few bat colonies may be showing signs of resistance.
June 28, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Cane toads have been introduced to many parts of the world with the intention of using them as natural pest control. The problem is, they've thrived a lot better than expected.
June 9, 2014, 4:13 p.m. by John Platt
New research could stop the spread of citrus greening, a disease that is killing Florida's oranges.
May 29, 2014, 9:36 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A single-celled, coral-killing creature with 'devil horns' has been found on microplastics in the open ocean.