Semelparous organisms reproduce exactly once in a lifetime.
The Cavendish banana is currently threatened by a fungal disease. A similar disease all but wiped out its predecessor, the Gros Michel banana.
Prum speaks on Darwin’s idea of sexual selection, the importance of arbitrary traits, and why he could never choose a favorite species of bird.
Alcoholic apple cider has been around for centuries. So why does "hard cider" feel like a new trend?
Fish stocks are collapsing. But you can still enjoy your freshest local seafood without feeling too guilty—and here’s why.
When it comes to camouflage, the sand octopus has some truly amazing techniques.
India’s forest production company is following the tenets of the master Japanese botanist, restoring biodiversity in resource-depleted communities.
Wildlife sighting business is booming. Here’s how to choose the tour operators that care about the animals.
A giant squid sighting has us wondering all over again: how on earth do deep-sea creatures get so large?
In China, gramophone and camera in tow, botanist and explorer Joseph Rock collected seeds from the tree peony that bears his name.