Why the black market for cacti and succulents is booming
December 1, 2018, 11:10 a.m. by Tom Oder
Part of the issue is habitat destruction, but the bigger problem is poaching by highly organized global smuggling rings.
America's only native pepper may be small, but it's fiery hot
June 26, 2018, 1:41 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Don't let its size fool you. Chiltepin peppers pack some serious heat.
Your winter garden may be quiet, but your winter soil is brimming with life
February 17, 2018, 3:04 p.m. by Tom Oder
Your plants, and billions of organisms in the soil, could use a little help even when things aren't growing.
Why the 5 freedoms of animal welfare matter
This is why I wear my hair in a bun when I sleep
Titanium fangs? The technology behind Navy SEAL dogs
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
A once-secret redwoods reserve will soon be open to the public