As anthropogenic ambient noise increases in urban areas, birds adapt their songs to make themselves heard.
Human relationships to this global crop have been shaped by both violence and resilience.
Structurally complex kelp forests, pushed beyond their tipping points, are being replaced by mat-like, low-structure turf algae around the world.
Generally lazy, often friendly, the dogs of India know how to relax.
Poplar—ubiquitous in timber, landscape design, and Indigenous medicines—holds new promise in recuperating damaged ecosystems.
The peanut, a natural hybrid of two species, originated in Bolivia. It now plays a critical role in food cultures around the world.
With the US government poised to declare the Ivory-billed Woodpecker extinct, scientists work to determine what counts as evidence of existence.
Organic tomato farmers know that cover crops are key for ensuring adequate nitrogen supply in the soil each year. But not all covers are equal.
For the enslaved people of Jamaica, the lacebark tree was a valuable natural resource and a means of asserting one's dignity.
Beautiful but deadly, the carnivorous sundew has long fascinated amateur and expert botanists alike—and may possess untapped medicinal value.