The key to life on Earth is understanding biodiversity
June 9, 2010, 6:28 a.m. by Dr. Reese Halter
Conservation biologists are charged with maintaining the rich genetic tapestry of life -- our grandchildren's legacy.
New study: Biodiversity continues to decline worldwide
April 29, 2010, 11:25 p.m. by Nature Conservancy
A new study co-authored by a Nature Conservancy scientist says biodiversity worldwide continues to decline, despite an international pledge to slow such losses.
Flat-headed cat, the world's least known feline, is now endangered
March 23, 2010, 6:09 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
This strange but adorable feline, with webbed feet and a streamlined head, is threatened by encroaching biofuel plantations in its native habitat.
World's smallest orchid discovered with petals only one cell thick
December 2, 2009, 5:28 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The tiny plant, discovered growing inside the root of another small orchid, is just 2.1 mm wide from petal tip to petal tip.
Geologists baffled by remote island that's covered in mysterious rocks
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Wooden high-rise trend reaches new heights in Norway
19 bizarre and beautiful starfish species
Hidden camera reveals true identity of 'ghost' in U.K. man's tool shed
Samurai wasps could be our secret weapon against invasive stink bugs