Land snails, mostly hermaphroditic, follow slime trails to find their mates. Others, including predatory Rosy Wolf Snails, follow the mucus to find their meals.
The complicated, ever-changing, millennia-long relationship between insects and humans.
Want to make some coin raising rabbits? Get yourself an island. Or not, if you want to protect the existing ecosystem.
Marsupials make people think of Australia, but Europeans encountered and described their first marsupial, the Virginia opossum, in 1499.
Nearly synonymous with the global tropics and subtropics, hibiscus symbolizes the Caribbean’s transnational past, present, and future.
The syndrome, caused by the bacterium Xyllella fastidiosa, was first detected in southern Italy in 2013. Can ancient olive orchards survive its effects?
A fungus in the genus Cordyceps has us running scared. But some of its species are worth more than their weight in gold.
London rocket was observed in abundance following the Great Fire of London in 1666, but why does this non-native weed still interest English botanists?
A century ago, an ornithologist proposed a system for transcribing bird sound as human speech. It did not catch on.
The joy and concern we feel on World Bear Day perfectly represents our complicated—and sometimes contradictory—feelings about these massive mammals.