The federal Wilderness Act was signed 50 years ago.
Researchers writing in Marine Mammal Science report that California blue whale populations have rebounded from losses inflicted by whaling.
In the coastal waters of New Zealand, ambient reef noise has been shown to be louder in the summers.
California’s prolonged drought is leading to bitter competition for water supplies between fish and agriculture.
Reading oysters for 17th century Jamestown history
Why do mosquitoes bite some people more than others? How you smell to a mosquito affects how much you're bit.
Australian researchers have discovered a potentially potent new cancer-fighting agent in a most unlikely source: a tobacco plant. ...
Digging in Queensland, Australia, scientists recently discovered the fossilized remains of a small crustacean known as a seed ...
Check out this Special Mushroom Issue of Economic Botany to look up some pictures of edible mushrooms in the wild before you go picking.