'Biolapse' video captures carnivorous plants in action
November 28, 2014, 9:30 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new time-lapse film reveals the hidden lives of Venus flytraps, sundews and other predatory plants.
Rare, 1-inch frogs raise babies inside bamboo stems
November 21, 2014, 12:55 p.m. by Russell McLendon
India's white-spotted bush frog is the first species known to breed this way, but bamboo harvesting may pose a threat.
Meet 7 new endangered species on the IUCN Red List
November 19, 2014, 1:36 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Additions to the list of vanishing wildlife include a rare U.S. bee, a globe-trotting eel, a popular sushi fish and a hot pink slug.
Why manchineel might be Earth's most dangerous tree
October 23, 2014, 9:30 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The manchineel tree may be endangered, but so is anyone who messes with it.
Fishing or fish farming: Which is more responsible?
October 23, 2014, 8:03 a.m. by Sami Grover
Environmentalists have long warned of the dangers of fish farming. But with wild stocks running out, do we need to rethink that position?
Why child labor and environmental destruction are intrinsically linked
September 15, 2014, 12:25 p.m. by Sami Grover
You can't address human trafficking unless you also target the underlying problem of resource depletion, say UC Berkeley researchers.
100 years later, the passenger pigeon still haunts us
August 27, 2014, 9:18 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Billions of the birds once inhabited North America, but now they're all gone.
California's giant solar power plant is 'scorching' birds
August 21, 2014, 11:49 a.m. by Sami Grover
Cutting carbon emissions is important, but ornithologists say one giant solar plant is causing significant collateral damage.
If your fridge dies, should you put frogs in your milk?
July 10, 2014, 9:54 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Some frogs make chemicals that can help preserve milk, but that's not all they bring to the table.
4 ways exercise is good for your brain
Researchers develop a new way to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Putting on a 'game face' may actually boost your performance
What gray hair says about your health
Scientists accidentally discover new type of immune cell that kills most cancers