Scientists find pesticide residue in 75 percent of honey
October 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The levels are reportedly safe for humans, but they're high enough to harm bees — and that's bad news for us, too.
Busy bats crash into windows due to 'acoustic illusions'
September 11, 2017, 9:52 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study reveals how smooth, vertical surfaces can confuse a bat's echolocation abilities.
Adorable American pikas vanish from a swath of California
September 5, 2017, 7:30 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Even core areas of pika habitat 'are vulnerable to climate change within a timeframe of decades,' researchers say.
Finally, a little good news for American honeybees
August 4, 2017, 2:36 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Bees of all stripes face a wide range of threats, but a new survey suggests at least a little relief for U.S. apiaries.
3 new toad species found in Nevada — but one may already be in trouble
July 24, 2017, 6:55 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The newly discovered species have been isolated from other toads for 650,000 years.
Crikey! Hollywood Walk of Fame to add star for 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin
June 30, 2017, 3:10 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The late TV personality was a charismatic advocate for conserving wildlife and their habitats.
Fake caterpillars trick ants into spilling secrets
May 22, 2017, 9:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists deployed thousands of fake caterpillars at 31 sites around the world, shedding new light on the global patterns of predators.
6 exercises for building muscle without equipment
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Calling all kids to draw (and honor) their favorite endangered species
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
Turret spiders build tiny towers for hunting unsuspecting prey
59 endearing names for baby animals