Half of Great Barrier Reef lost in past 30 years
October 1, 2012, 3:10 p.m. by Katharine Gammon, LiveScience
Cyclones, coral bleaching and hungry starfish are destroying the Great Barrier Reef.
Human population may eventually become homogenized
September 19, 2012, 10:03 a.m. by Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries
Evolutionary biologists predict that the global human population will eventually become homogenized and will all look like mixed-race Brazilians.
Bolivian park dubbed one of most biodiverse places on Earth
September 12, 2012, 6:13 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet
The Wildlife Conservation Society has named Madidi National Park in Bolivia as the most biologically diverse place in the world.
Sneezing monkey, SpongeBob mushroom top new species list
May 23, 2012, 1:11 p.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
Along with honoring the most recent finds in the animal kingdom, the list also highlights the shrinking biodiversity of the Earth due to human activity.
Dinosaurs on the decline before meteor collision
May 1, 2012, 11:04 a.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
A lack of biodiversity among the herbivore dinosaurs contributed the various species experiencing a dwindling population.
Ancient manatees were once plentiful, sociable
March 12, 2012, 1:46 p.m. by Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience
The various species of sea cow slowly formed smaller communities so as to limit the competition for food.
How 'biologging' protects marine creatures
February 25, 2012, 10:37 a.m. by Katharine Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet
Gathering data about marine life is particularly important because they move up and down in the water column and can be difficult to locate.
Life thrives near deepest spot on Earth
February 23, 2012, 11:27 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet
Clams and other creatures have been discovered at deep-sea around vents near the Mariana Trench, the deepest spot on Earth's surface.
Still plenty of fish in the sea -- but they're small
February 23, 2012, 9 a.m. by Katharine Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet
Global warming is expected to influence the size of fish over the next few decades as oceans will have more carbon dioxide, retarding fish growth.
100 years later, scientists still working to unlock mysteries of Antarctica
December 13, 2011, 3:17 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
Scientists have turned their attention from mapping Antarctica to shedding new light on the inner-workings of the continent.
Monte Azul, Costa Rica: The boutique hotel where art meets environment
September 29, 2011, 10:15 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Monte Azul in Costa Rica is a resort that beautifully mixes the environment with art and luxury accommodations. Read about what makes it so special.