Early Bird? Night Owl? It Might Be in Your Genes.

Researchers in England have identified several genes associated with the timing of peak activity.

With Few Mates, Female Sawfish Go It Alone

Smalltooth sawfish are increasingly reproducing without males, according to new research.

Just for the Halibut: More Fish are Deliberately Wasted Than Caught

More halibut are dumped dead in the ocean as waste than sold by fishermen.

What’s Killing the Saiga Antelope?

In Kazakhstan, saiga antelope are dying by the thousands, and nobody knows precisely why.

Got Plants? You May Also Have Diamonds!

The use of plants as indicators for specific environmental conditions

Seeing Through Your Skin? No Sweat, If You’re an Octopus

New research suggests that the octopus can “see” through its body.

The Opah Fish is Warm-Blooded!

The Opah fish, or moonfish, is actually warm-blooded.

Why Rhinos Need Their Horns

Trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn is banned in most countries, but every effort must be made to turn the consumption of wildlife products from status symbol into stigma.

Warty Pigeons, Dodos, Giant Tortoises, and More: The Extinct Wildlife of Mauritius

Newly discovered Dutch manuscripts describe the extinct wildlife of Mauritius Island.

The Lowdown on Bees and Pesticides

New research suggests that declines in wild bees may be due to a specific pesticide.