Millions of people inhabit this 'hidden continent' that's 94% underwater
May 17, 2019, 8:26 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists say Zealandia meets all the requirements to qualify as a continent, even though 94% of it is underwater.
The Pliocene called. It wants its CO2 levels back.
May 13, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Earth's atmosphere hasn't had this much CO2 in human history, and possibly not since the Pliocene Epoch about 3 million years ago.
Drone reveals 'extinct' Hawaiian flower growing on remote cliff
April 24, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The rediscovery of this hibiscus relative in Hawaii illustrates the growing importance of drones in wildlife conservation.
Light pollution threatens migrating birds, especially if they tweet while flying
April 9, 2019, 11:33 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Birds that produce 'flight calls' during night migration may be more vulnerable to light pollution, a new study finds.
Like humans, the world's smallest bear excels at imitating facial expressions
March 22, 2019, 2:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Sun bears are the first animals aside from humans and gorillas to exhibit such precise facial mimicry.
These eggs shed light on a battle of wits between cowbirds and mockingbirds
March 12, 2019, 3:18 p.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study looks at the co-evolutionary 'arms race' between a brood parasite and its hosts.