Habitats are being destroyed so rapidly that species can go extinct before they are even named.
Some scholars have suggested that humans first started growing domesticated grains in order to make not bread, but beer.
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.