Long-Distance Migration: Everybody’s Doing It

The birds do it. The butterflies do it. And now we know that the dragonflies do to it, too: long-distance migration. 

Happy 100th Birthday to the Journal of Parasitology!

This year, the Journal of Parasitology celebrates its 100th anniversary

Why Do Leaves Change Colors in the Fall?

Why do leaves change colors in fall?

New Organism Might Represent One of Life’s Earliest Forms

Dendrogramma enigmatica, an organism discovered in the 1980s, may be one of the earliest lifeforms.

Keeping Up with the Carnivores

Biological research tracks predatory carnivores, who are increasingly veering into North American cities.

Gotham Coyote Project

Coyotes in New York City? You bet. Read more about carnivores living in urban areas.
Grassy Lake in the John Muir Wilderness

The Wilderness Act Celebrates its 50th Birthday

The federal Wilderness Act was signed 50 years ago.

Good News for California Blue Whales

Researchers writing in Marine Mammal Science report that California blue whale populations have rebounded from losses inflicted by whaling.

Under The Sea

In the coastal waters of New Zealand, ambient reef noise has been shown to be louder in the summers.

Salmon and Agriculture Compete in the California Drought

California’s prolonged drought is leading to bitter competition for water supplies between fish and agriculture.